Case Management Coordinator, Home Care Salary
The larger portion of Home Care Case Management Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $49K annually. Home Care Case Management Coordinators largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half.
Job Description for Case Management Coordinator, Home Care
A case management coordinator, home care is the person who supervises and directs home health care aides that visit patients who need help in their homes with nursing, light tasks, and/or maintenance duties. The coordinator typically helps to ensure that properly credentialed care personnel are working with patients. He or she is typically the point person that will handle any complaints or concerns regarding care, and this person works to help resolve these issues with the patients and caregivers.Read More...
Case management coordinators are typically employed by insurance providers or HMOs. They will typically review approved applications for home care aides. The coordinator assesses these cases for the individual patient's needs, which may include physical and/or psychological requirements. The coordinator also must typically review the patient's coverage to ensure that the assigned nurses or aides are within the benefits provided. The coordinator then ensures that the needs of the patient and coverage parameters are matched by the caregivers assigned.
Most home care case management coordinators will have a university degree in sociology or a nursing background. Many persons in this field will want practical experience in managed care casework, either in a dedicated clinical facility or a larger department with a healthcare provider. Case management coordinators typically work in an office environment, but they also may be tasked with home visits as a regular part of their job requirements.
Case Management Coordinator, Home Care Tasks
- Recognize Medicare benefits and qualifications for possible residents.
- Lead case management meetings to evaluate care plans.
- Perform evaluations of residents and organizes therapy, care plans and discharge instructions.
- Prepare audits to ensure accurate documentation for Medicare benefit.
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Pay by Experience Level for Case Management Coordinator, Home Care
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Home Care Case Management Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $39K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $41K. For Home Care Case Management Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $54K.