Most Medical Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $15.01 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. While some workers in this profession — close to a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and approximately half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Medical Insurance Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$25,297 - $56,394
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$11.97 - $19.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,297 - $56,394  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $2,576  
Total Pay (?
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$25,122 - $44,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $19.47  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $31.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$481.77 - $2,576  
   
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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$25,122 - $44,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 281

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Medical Insurance Coordinator


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A lot of Medical Insurance Coordinators move on to become Office Managers of Medical Offices, that group gets paid a slightly higher $37K on average.

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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $34K. For Medical Insurance Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Medical Insurance Coordinators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $34K.

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Key Stats for Medical Insurance Coordinator

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
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Insurance
0%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$32,000

Scheduling
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Claim Handling
up arrow 2%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Billing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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