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Managing pharmacy benefits

F. Randy Vogenberg

Managing pharmacy benefits

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Published by International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans in Brookfield, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmaceutical services insurance.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementF. Randy Vogenberg, Joanne M. Sica.
    ContributionsSica, Joanne M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG9391 .V64 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22524333M
    ISBN 109780891546054
    LC Control Number2005934006
    OCLC/WorldCa64390357

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