Home Health Medical Biller Salary
Women make up the vast majority of Home Health Medical Billers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.10 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little more than half and dental coverage is claimed by just over a half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Home Health Medical Billers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$31,760 - $60,680|
|Total Pay (||$27,616 - $51,727|
|Hourly Rate||$11.07 - $24.32|
|Total Pay (||$27,616 - $51,727|
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.Read More...
In addition to relevant work experience, employers often require home health medical billers to have at least a high school diploma. They must know basic accounting and bookkeeping skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a plus.
They must enter relevant information and data into their company's computer in timely and accurate manner. Home health medical billers must prepare regularly scheduled reports that are related to account receivables and other relevant issues. They are usually required to prepare month-end, closing reports. Home health medical billers must have excellent oral and written communications skills. They must also have interpersonal skills. They may be required to make various phone calls to patients, insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid. Home health medical billers must follow all guidelines to make sure that they follow best legal practices for collections. They must be comfortable working in a team environment.
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Home Health Medical Biller
Pay by Experience for a Home Health Medical Biller has a positive trend. An entry-level Home Health Medical Biller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Home Health Medical Biller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Home Health Medical Biller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 18 salaries. A Home Health Medical Biller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 8 salaries.
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