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 $14.93 per hour for pay. The pay spectrum stretches from $10.07 per hour to $19.94. Job satisfaction for Home Health Medical Billers is high. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and two in five claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,611 - $52,851
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,500
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$10.07 - $19.94
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,611 - $52,851  
   
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: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $19.94  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $31.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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 typically list a handful of skills 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $27K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $35K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Medicare
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 3%

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
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 37%
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