Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary

Pay for Medical Reimbursement Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $16.08 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Medical Reimbursement Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (88 percent) of Medical Reimbursement Specialists who took the survey are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$28,103 - $75,000
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$45K
$75K
MEDIAN: $44,614
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$12.67 - $21.60
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MEDIAN: $16.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,103 - $75,000  
   
Bonus
$152.05 - $5,918  
Total Pay (?
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$26,868 - $54,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $21.60  
   
Overtime
$19.38 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$152.05 - $5,918  
   
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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$26,868 - $54,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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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

Pay by Experience for a Medical Reimbursement Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Reimbursement Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Reimbursement Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Medical Reimbursement Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 34 salaries. A Medical Reimbursement Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 20 salaries.

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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 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

▲25%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$35,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Collections
▲6%

bill collections
▲1%

Billing
▼0%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼0%

National Average
$35,000


Insurance
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%