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Using the information in the required readings, as well as some additional research in peer-reviewed sources, complete your SLP assignment by answering the following:

What are the specific reimbursement methods used by each of the major third-party payers?
What are the specific incentives and the risks for the providers under the various payment types?
What are the differences between insurance-negotiated rates and the private pay fees charged to uninsured patients for health care services? Is there a difference, and if so, how much is it? Provide an example of what is charged for one specific service (appointment, test, etc.).

SLP Assignment Expectations

Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to support your analysis.
Provide a response of 3-5 pages, not including title page and references
As we have multiple required items to be addressed herein, please use subheadings to show where you’re responding to each required item and to ensure that none are omitted.
Support your paper with peer-reviewed articles, with at least 3 references. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals:

Angelo State University Library. (n.d.). Library Guides: How to recognize peer-reviewed (refereed) journals. Retrieved from
You may use the following source to assist in formatting your assignment:

Purdue Online Writing Lab. (n.d.). General APA guidelines. Retrieved from
For additional information on reliability of sources, review the following source:

Georgetown University Library. (n.d.). Evaluating internet resources. Retrieved from