Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary

Medical Reimbursement Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $16.10 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Medical Reimbursement Specialists (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,917 - $73,974
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$44K
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MEDIAN: $44,475
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$12.74 - $21.65
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$0$73K
Salary $26,917 - $73,974
Bonus $151.01 - $8,940
Total Pay (?
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$26,739 - $53,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.74 - $21.65
Overtime $15.46 - $33.33
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $151.01 - $8,940
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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$26,739 - $53,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 122

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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.

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Medical Reimbursement Specialists' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Reimbursement Specialist. Median pay for Reimbursement Specialists is $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
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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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
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%
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