Entry-Level Patient Account Representative Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Patient Account Representative is $14.14 per hour.

$24,566 - $46,655
$25K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,925
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50%
90%

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$11.36 - $18.21
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.35
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$0$46K
Salary $24,566 - $46,655
Bonus $298.49 - $3,033
Profit Sharing $989
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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$23,877 - $38,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.36 - $18.21
Overtime $16.30 - $28.96
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $298.49 - $3,033
Profit Sharing $989
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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$23,877 - $38,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 685

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,392

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Patient Account Representative Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Patient Account Representative in Portola:
Always follow through your work and have patience with other and always let the patient express their issue.

Patient Account Representative in Hickory:
You will learn from everyone you meet so take it in and remember it and learn from it. Always, remember to smile and evjoy your job and the people you work with because after all you spend more time with them than your own family. I have grown to love my patients and my Co workers they're my 2nd family.

Patient Account Representative in Carmel:
"Wish I knew more about the workflow. Training was slow."
Know medical billing guidelines.

Patient Account Representative in Raleigh:
"Listen to Understand, not to Reply."
Always listen and repeat what you don't understand. Know that your goals should always be to give your best. I challenge myself to find ways that work for me after I have learned the process to do my job quicker and more cost efficent. If things seem too stressfull, I take a break or walk away for a minute and then revist what seems impossible. Change your routine if you do the same thing everyday to maybe doing what would be last first, what would be a chore to my last deed, but make sure that you accomplish the goals for the day.

Patient Account Representative in Syracuse:
"That the company would not stand by me."
Consider working at a smaller medical office.

Patient Account Representative in Coeur d'Alene:
"The importance of getting the claims out in timely fashion."
Do not be afraid to ask questions. Why are we attaching this paper work to the claims? Basically , if you do not know the importance or the reason as to why you are doing something. Ask.

Patient Account Representative in San Diego:
Many changes occurring with government regulations and compliance to the administrative side of a Medical Group Practice which causes a higher stress environment. Higher knowledge for all types of Insurance is necessary for the job. Understanding and knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT cardiology codes is required to perform job successfully. Must be highly organized to balance daily responsibilities for electronic and manual payment posting, balancing daily bank deposits, working correspondence, updating account demographics, handling patient issues by phone and in person, submission of electronic claims and statements, handling insurance appeals, working account tickler for accurate and timely follow up, handling patient and insurance refunds, data entry of charge corrections, knowledge of medical billing software, preparing reports, collection agency preparation, scanning and be able to handle multiple software systems such as Medinformatix, Zirmed, Easy Remit, PMD Soft, Cerner, KwikTag.

Key Stats for Patient Account Representative

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Patient Account Representative Salaries


bill collections
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Medical Coding
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National Average
$30,000

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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Collections
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 19%
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