Medical Insurance Coordinator Salary

Most Medical Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $15.06 per hour. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Medical Insurance Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by just over a half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$25,125 - $57,095
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$57K
MEDIAN: $39,738
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$11.91 - $19.35
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MEDIAN: $15.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,125 - $57,095  
   
Bonus
$478.83 - $2,598  
Total Pay (?
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$24,988 - $44,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $19.35  
   
Overtime
$18.03 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$478.83 - $2,598  
   
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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$24,988 - $44,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 265

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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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Medical Insurance Coordinators often transition into upper-level roles like Office Manager of a Medical Office, for which the average compensation is $37K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Insurance Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Medical Insurance Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Insurance Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 168 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Insurance Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Medical Insurance Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 92 salaries. A Medical Insurance Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 30 salaries.

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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 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲41%




Insurance
▼0%

Medical Coding
▼0%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Claim Handling
▼2%

Customer Service
▼4%

Billing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 23%