Insurance Verifier Salary

Most Insurance Verifiers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.33 per hour. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,511 - $40,704
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$41K
MEDIAN: $31,057
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$11.15 - $18.33
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,511 - $40,704  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
Total Pay (?
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$23,646 - $39,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $18.33  
   
Overtime
$15.94 - $29.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,646 - $39,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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Job Description for Insurance Verifier

The insurance industry is arguably as important to the modern health care system as the actual health care provider complex, and both consist of many different people doing many different jobs to make it function. An insurance verifier is an employee of a hospital or practice who specializes in dealing with patient claims and the billing process as it relates to claims.

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Insurance Verifier Tasks

  • Enter data, create reports and validate individual and cross-patient information.
  • Liaise with patient, insurer, and provider to communicate needs and current state.
  • Monitor and verify insurance information for individual patients and procedures.
  • Communicate with patients about co-pays, benefits, coverage, and care authorization.

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Survey results show that Insurance Verifiers typically report just a few professional skills. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Customer Service and Insurance are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Verifier

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Insurance Verifiers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $30K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. As Insurance Verifiers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $33K.

Insurance Verifier Reviews

What is it like working as an Insurance Verifier?

Insurance Verifier in Long Beach:
"Insurance Verifier."
Pros: The most I like about my job is the opportunities that comes from the medical industry. I learn new things everyday and my knowledge for healthcare is growing. I am able to do more than I was hired for and hope that it continues to happen to build my experience.
Cons: That I am unable to do more. I would like to step into the billing aspect of the medical field.

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Experience Affects Insurance Verifier Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Insurance
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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