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Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salary

Women account for the majority of Medical Reimbursement Specialists in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $16.42 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Medical Reimbursement Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$27,514 - $64,802
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,280
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$13.04 - $21.33
(Median)
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,514 - $64,802  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,095  
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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$27,444 - $52,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $21.33  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $30.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,095  
   
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).
)
$27,444 - $52,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Medical Reimbursement Specialists who took the survey. Those who have experience with Insurance, Billing, and Medical Coding can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Medical Coding. Employees educated in Billing are typically practiced in Medical Coding, too.

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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Reimbursement Specialists make a median salary of $37K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Medical Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Billing
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%