The average pay for a Patient Account Representative is $14.06 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Patient Account Representative Total Pay (?
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$24,541 - $45,824
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MEDIAN: $32,389
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Patient Account Representative Total Pay (?
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$10.78 - $18.00
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,541 - $45,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,513  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $3,091  
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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$22,862 - $39,361  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $18.00  
   
Overtime
$6.14 - $26.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,513  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $3,091  
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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$22,862 - $39,361  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,198
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Job Description for Patient Account Representative
Patient account representatives perform a number of functions related to patient accounts for facilities such as hospitals and clinics. They may process claims, collect payments, and resolve questions and problems about the account. Patient account representatives are the primary source of information for patients who call with questions about a bill. They answer questions, resolve problems, and assist patients with repayment terms. They are also responsible for contacting patients who are delinquent in payment by mail, email, and/or telephone. Additionally, they may contact insurance companies regarding claims, update account information, and provide basic administrative tasks on accounts.
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Patient Account Representative Tasks
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.
  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
  • Arrange for debt repayment or establish repayment schedules, based on customers' financial situations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Account Representative
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$30,000
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Experience Affects Patient Account Representative Salaries

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$30,000

Skills That Affect Patient Account Representative Salaries

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National Average
$30,000
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Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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