Home Health Medical Biller Salary

Women account for the majority of Home Health Medical Billers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $15.48 per hour. While some workers in this profession — nearly two in five — do not have any health coverage, about one-half do receive medical benefits and just under a half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,760 - $60,680
$32K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,000
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$10.81 - $20.55
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$31,760 - $60,680  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,465 - $51,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.81 - $20.55  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
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$23,465 - $51,086  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

  • 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.

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $31K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $36K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $38K in this role. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $47K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Key Stats for Home Health Medical Biller

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Medicare
▲11%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲6%

National Average
$34,000

Billing
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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