Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary

Medical Reimbursement Specialists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $16.51 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Medical Reimbursement Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,345 - $65,378

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$12.90 - $21.48

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,345 - $65,378  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$27,399 - $51,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.90 - $21.48  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $30.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$27,399 - $51,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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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 only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Insurance, Billing, and Medical Coding can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Aptitude in Billing tends to also indicate an understanding of Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Reimbursement Specialist

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $38K. Medical Reimbursement Specialists see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Medical Reimbursement Specialists who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $38K.

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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

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Insurance
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National Average
$36,000

Billing
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Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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