Dental Insurance Biller Salary
|Salary||$23,270 - $60,256|
|Bonus||$196.53 - $5,000|
|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).)
|$24,714 - $48,078|
|Hourly Rate||$11.94 - $22.18|
|Overtime||$14.54 - $31.40|
|Bonus||$196.53 - $5,000|
|Total Pay (||$24,714 - $48,078|
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
Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Dental Insurance Billers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Insurance, Billing, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Billing. Most people experienced in Billing also know bill collections.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Biller
Pay by Experience for a Dental Insurance Biller has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Insurance Biller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Insurance Biller 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 71 salaries. An experienced Dental Insurance Biller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 80 salaries. A Dental Insurance Biller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 40 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Dental Insurance Billers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Dental Insurance Billers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+1 percent).
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