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Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary (United States)

Women comprise the majority of Medical Reimbursement Specialists in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $16.38 per hour on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary (?
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$27,690 - $62,802
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,395
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Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary (?
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$12.79 - $21.24
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,690 - $62,802  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
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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$27,096 - $53,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $21.24  
   
Overtime
$17.92 - $29.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
   
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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$27,096 - $53,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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
  • Maintain and analyze data about patient cases requiring reimbursement support.
  • Work with treatment providers and insurance companies to obtain payment authorizations.
  • 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.

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Medical Reimbursement Specialists note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Insurance, Medical Coding, and Billing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing and Medical Coding. Many workers who know Billing also know Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Reimbursement Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $34K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $38K. For Medical Reimbursement Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $37K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $38K on average.

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Experience Affects Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$36,000
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Skills That Affect Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Insurance
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National Average
$36,000
Medical Coding
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Billing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%