Home Health Medical Biller Salary

Home Health Medical Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $14.95 per hour for pay. Pay generally varies between $10.07 per hour and $19.96. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Work is enjoyable for Home Health Medical Billers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,682 - $52,357

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$10.07 - $19.96

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,682 - $52,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $502  
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).
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$21,353 - $43,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $19.96  
   
Overtime
$1.48 - $31.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $502  
   
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).
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$21,353 - $43,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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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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Home Health Medical Billers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Medicare, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Billing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Home Health Medical Biller

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $28K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $32K. Home Health Medical Billers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $36K. Home Health Medical Billers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $35K.

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Experience Affects Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Medicare
up arrow 6%

National Average
$32,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 37%
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