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Insurance Verifier Salary

Women account for the majority of Insurance Verifiers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.57 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Insurance Verifiers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$23,729 - $41,736
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MEDIAN: $34,600
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$10.87 - $18.36
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$23,729 - $41,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
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$23,221 - $40,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $18.36  
   
Overtime
$16.15 - $27.57  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
   
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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$23,221 - $40,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Verifier

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $30K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $31K. Insurance Verifiers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $31K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median 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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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 15%