Home Health Medical Biller Salary

The larger portion of Home Health Medical Billers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $15.29 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.05 per hour and $20.27. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by a little less than one-half. Job satisfaction for Home Health Medical Billers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,751 - $48,500
(Median)
$29K
$35K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,492
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$10.05 - $20.27
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,751 - $48,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.79  
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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$21,365 - $43,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $32.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.79  
   
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).
)
$21,365 - $43,367  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $29K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $33K. On average, Home Health Medical Billers make $36K following one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $34K.

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Experience Affects Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Medicare
up arrow 3%

National Average
$32,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%

Billing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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