Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist Salary

Most Medicaid Medical Billing Specialists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $16.93 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,713 - $58,457
$19K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $36,255
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$12.62 - $20.62
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$0$58K
Salary $18,713 - $58,457
Bonus $650
Total Pay (?
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$26,034 - $49,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.62 - $20.62
Overtime $26.70
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $650
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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$26,034 - $49,035
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist

Medicaid medical billing specialists work primarily for doctors’ offices, hospitals, and medical clinics and are responsible for Medicaid medical insurance billing and follow-ups. Candidates for this position must be familiar with ICD-10 codes (diagnosis codes) and CPT codes (billing codes), and many employers also require thorough knowledge of Medicaid regulations, proficiency in accounts receivable systems and applications such as Med-Assist and Paragon, and competency in Microsoft Office programs.

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Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 25 salaries. A Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist Salaries


National Average
$36,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%
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