Insurance Verifier Salary

The larger portion of Insurance Verifiers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $14.47 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,161 - $41,091

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$11.14 - $18.76

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,161 - $41,091  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$23,785 - $40,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Hourly Rate
$11.14 - $18.76  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $29.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
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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$23,785 - $40,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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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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Insurance Verifiers only report a few specific skills. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Many workers who know Customer Service also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Verifier

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. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Insurance Verifiers make a median salary of $31K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Insurance Verifiers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $32K.

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
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Insurance
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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