Study on the cost of New York State"s public mental health system compared to other states.

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State of New York, Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Management Audit , [Albany, N.Y.]
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SeriesReport / State of New York, Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Management Audit ;, 91-S-27, Report (New York (State). Dept. of Audit and Control. Division of Management Audit) ;, 91-S-27.
ContributionsNew York (State). Dept. of Audit and Control. Division of Management Audit.
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LC ClassificationsRA790.65.N7 S78 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination35, 8 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1670429M
LC Control Number91623649

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