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Medical / Health Claims Examiner Salary (United States)

A Medical / Health Claims Examiner earns an average wage of $16.44 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Medical / Health Claims Examiner Salary (?
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$29,960 - $54,370
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MEDIAN: $38,961
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Medical / Health Claims Examiner Salary (?
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$12.02 - $21.38
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,960 - $54,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,965  
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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$26,843 - $50,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $21.38  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $32.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,965  
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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$26,843 - $50,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Job Description for Medical / Health Claims Examiner

  • Examine and verify accuracy and completeness of complex medical claims according to regulatory guidelines.
  • Update claims with additional information as required and monitor itemized billings for unauthorized charges.
  • Make claim settlement determinations to authorize or deny payment based on policy and practices.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical / Health Claims Examiner

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Experience Affects Medical / Health Claims Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%