Charge Entry Specialist Salary
|Salary||$21,287 - $38,467|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$24,439 - $40,763|
|Hourly Rate||$11.69 - $19.19|
|Overtime||$17.11 - $29.12|
|Total Pay (||$24,439 - $40,763|
Job Description for Charge Entry Specialist
A charge entry specialist works for a medical company and is responsible for carefully reviewing many types of data given by clients. This data can include demographics, patient billing, and insurance information gathering. The job of charge entry specialist improves client services and operations by productively and efficiently distributing this data.Read More...
There are many different duties and qualifications necessary. Good skills with customers and services are necessary. The charge entry specialist is responsible for answering calls from clients and returning calls to clients. The charge entry specialist is responsible for entering payment and insurance information. Charge entry specialists work in an office setting, and they mainly spend time at a desk entering data into a computer. Since the role of charge entry specialist is mostly data entry, familiarity with computers and programs, such as outlook and excel, is vital. It is also preferred to have experience with programs related to billing information. Strong math skills is also a necessity, since the charge entry specialist mostly works with billing and payments.
A high school diploma or GED is required, as well as up to two years of work experience in a related field. The role of charge entry specialist is considered an operations position, and the individual is required to respond to a manager.
Charge Entry Specialist Tasks
- Input, review and prepare patient and insurance data into the charge master system.
- Research and verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors including adjustments and denials.
- Contact customers in order to obtain or relay account information.
- Review and retain hospital records in order to compute fees and charges due.
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Pay by Experience for a Charge Entry Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Charge Entry Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Charge Entry Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Charge Entry Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 44 salaries. A Charge Entry Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 14 salaries.
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