Group long-term disability insurance in the private sector
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Group long-term disability insurance in the private sector trends and relationship to OASDI by Daniel N. Price

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Insurance, Disability -- United States.

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Other titlesGroup long-term insurance in the private sector
Statementby Daniel N. Price.
SeriesResearch and statistics note -- note no. 6-1971, Research and statistics note (United States. Social Security Administration. Office of Research and Statistics) -- 1971, note no. 6.
ContributionsUnited States. Social Security Administration Division of Economic and Long-range Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22397359M

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