Home Health Medical Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.47 per hour for pay. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Home Health Medical Billers. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, around half report medical coverage and close to one-half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,592 - $61,152
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MEDIAN: $46,843
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$10.30 - $23.49
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$31,592 - $61,152  
   
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$22,804 - $51,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$10.30 - $23.49  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
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$22,804 - $51,061  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Home Health Medical Biller

Home health medical billers are responsible for submitting home health claims to private insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, or patients in a timely and accurate manner, as well as in accordance with written contracts. They must make necessary follow-ups if payments are not received on time. They must make sure that they follow various government and commercial insurance rules and regulations when they obtain medical treatment authorization, submit medical bills, and/or send clinical documentation to relevant parties. They may be responsible for various account receivables related to home health medical charges. They must be knowledgeable in various medical billing codes. They must have excellent computer skills.

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Home Health Medical Biller Tasks

  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.

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Pay by Experience Level for Home Health Medical Biller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Home Health Medical Billers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. During the first five years of their careers, Home Health Medical Billers see a median income of $31K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $33K. Home Health Medical Billers see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $47K.

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Experience Affects Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Medicare
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
0%

National Average
$34,000

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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