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Open Peer Review Reports for: Does Government subsidy for costs of medical and pharmaceutical services result in higher service utilization by older widowed women in Australia?

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Original Submission
5 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Layte
5 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gillian Caughey
23 May 2012 Author responded Author comments - Leigh Tooth
Resubmission - Version 2
23 May 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
27 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-179

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