The larger portion of Medical Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $15.11 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by about one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,958 - $56,107
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $38,642
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$11.94 - $19.64
(Median)
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,958 - $56,107  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $2,568  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$24,997 - $44,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $19.64  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $31.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$248.32 - $2,568  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$24,997 - $44,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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Job Description for Medical Insurance Coordinator

The medical insurance coordinator is a position that is usually sought out by various healthcare organizations, such as doctor's offices and clinics. Generally, many companies will not have an education requirement for this job, but a few may ask for a high school diploma or an associate's degree. Likewise, some companies do not require any previous experience, although most do require that the applicant has had previous experience working with administration. It would be helpful to have coding experience, especially in the ICD-9-CM and CPT coding systems. Furthermore, some knowledge of diseases and various medical terminologies would also prove to be highly beneficial. A full knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products is preferable. The medical insurance coordinator will usually be working indoors in an office environment.

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Medical Insurance Coordinator Tasks

  • Confirm insurance coverage with insurance companies by diagnostic and procedural codes.
  • Schedule appointments and procedures and verify insurance information.
  • Respond to patient inquiries by phone and email.
  • Perform data entry and filing to record patient and insurance data.

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Moving into an Office Manager of a Medical Office position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $37K annually.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Insurance Coordinator

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $30K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. Medical Insurance Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $35K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $34K.

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Experience Affects Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
up arrow 40%


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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HIPAA Compliance
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National Average
$33,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Claim Handling
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Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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