Dental Insurance Biller Salary
|Salary||$23,387 - $59,807|
|Bonus||$197.27 - $4,966|
|Total Pay (|
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).)
|$24,805 - $48,712|
|Hourly Rate||$11.98 - $22.71|
|Overtime||$14.79 - $31.25|
|Bonus||$197.27 - $4,966|
|Total Pay (||$24,805 - $48,712|
Job Description for Dental Insurance Biller
A dental insurance biller often works in coordination with dental care patients and insurance companies to process claims and bill patients. This person usually works in a dental office and keeps standard daytime office hours. Educational requirements vary depending on each office. However, a high school diploma or equivalent is almost always required, as well as at least two years of experience in the field. A dental insurance biller often requires a degree, or at least training, in medical billing, specialized coding, procedural and diagnostic coding, insurance principles, and medical record-keeping. This person works directly with other office staff.Read More...
A dental insurance biller is responsible for maintaining current insurance practices and forms, verifying reimbursement for dental services, processing and following up on insurance claims, documenting and coding information, interpreting medical records, reviewing patient accounts, determining billing distributions, processing statements, entering information into databases, and reviewing past-due billing accounts. Many positions also require experience in revenue cycle management, keyboarding skills (60 words per minute), an understanding of medical benefits, and experience with insurance companies. This person is typically highly organized and pays great attention to detail. A dental insurance biller should maintain excellent communication skills and advanced clerical skills. As this person usually spends a great deal of time on the phone, proper phone etiquette must always be exhibited. A dental insurance biller must always stay up-to-date in insurance policy changes, as well as any changes in medical billing or collections laws.
Dental Insurance Biller Tasks
- Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
- Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.
- Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
- Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.
Popular Skills for Dental Insurance Biller
Dental Insurance Billers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Insurance, Billing, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Billing. Those educated in Billing tend to be well versed in bill collections.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Biller
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $31K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. Dental Insurance Billers see a median salary of $38K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Dental Insurance Billers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $41K.
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