Health Professional Shortage Area Nursing Relief Act of 1998
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Health Professional Shortage Area Nursing Relief Act of 1998 report (to accompany H.R. 2759) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Medical personnel -- Supply and demand -- United States,
  • Medical personnel, Foreign -- United States,
  • Medically underserved areas -- United States,
  • Admission of nonimmigrants -- Government policy -- United States

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SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 105-668
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14488668M

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