Formation of the VA Chicago health care system

field hearing before the Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, October 16, 1997. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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      LC ClassificationsKF27 .V462 1997c
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      Paginationiii, 72 p. ;
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      ISBN 100160565650
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Formation of the VA Chicago health care system by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

FORMATION OF THE VA CHICAGO HEALTH CARE SYSTEM THURSDAY, OCTO U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Washington, DC.

The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 9 a.m., in the Humboldt Field House, North Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago, IL, Hon. Ray LaHood. Jesse Brown VA Medical Center provides health care services to veterans in who reside in the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois and in six counties in northwestern Indiana.

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Formation of the VA Chicago health care system: field hearing before the Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, Octo [United States. Congress.

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