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. Earnings generally vary between $10.09 per hour and $19.90. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and close to two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Home Health Medical Billers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,611 - $52,851
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,500
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$10.09 - $19.90
(Median)
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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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$21,385 - $43,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $19.90  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $31.66  
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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$21,385 - $43,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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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Survey takers who work as Home Health Medical Billers report a focused set of job skills. 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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $28K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. Home Health Medical Billers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $36K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Home Health Medical Billers report making only $35K on average.

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Experience Affects Home Health Medical Biller Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

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 6%

National Average
$32,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

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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