Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary

Medical Reimbursement Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $16.09 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Medical Reimbursement Specialists is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Female Medical Reimbursement Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,852 - $72,719
$29K
$44K
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MEDIAN: $44,455
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$12.55 - $21.30
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MEDIAN: $16.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,852 - $72,719  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $6,545  
Total Pay (?
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$26,762 - $53,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.55 - $21.30  
   
Overtime
$19.70 - $35.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$154.56 - $6,545  
   
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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$26,762 - $53,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 127

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Job Description for Medical Reimbursement Specialist

Medical reimbursement specialists are medical billing professionals who work alongside healthcare providers to assist customers in scheduling and processing payments and insurance. Important skills include the ability to use a computer to perform administrative duties and communication skills to interact with patients, and these specialists must also be well-versed in medicaid and commercial insurance policies and able to plan their own work-days for maximum efficiency.

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Medical Reimbursement Specialist Tasks

  • Serve as a patient advocate to identify reimbursement coverage options or identify reimbursement options for non-insured patients.
  • Record and monitor insurance authorizations to ensure payment compliance and treatment continuity.
  • Maintain and analyze data about patient cases requiring reimbursement support.
  • Work with treatment providers and insurance companies to obtain payment authorizations.

Common Career Paths for Medical Reimbursement Specialist


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Medical Reimbursement Specialists who go on to become Reimbursement Specialists may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Reimbursement Specialist, an upper-level role, pays $37K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Reimbursement Specialist

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


Medical Reimbursement Specialists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $34K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $36K. Medical Reimbursement Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Medical Reimbursement Specialists with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $44K.

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Key Stats for Medical Reimbursement Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

▲24%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$35,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Collections
▲5%


Billing
▼0%

National Average
$35,000


bill collections
▼6%

Insurance
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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