Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist Salary

The larger portion of Medicaid Medical Billing Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $17.15 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — nearly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,919 - $60,820
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$61K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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$12.84 - $21.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$18,919 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$25,676 - $52,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $21.19  
   
Overtime
$20.17 - $32.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$25,676 - $52,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Medicaid Medical Billing Specialist Salaries


National Average
$36,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 20%
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