The average wage for a Referral Coordinator is $14.78 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Referrals and Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,258 - $47,069  
   
Bonus
$205.11 - $2,339  
Profit Sharing
$1,425  
Commission
$7,200  
Total Pay (?
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$24,122 - $40,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $18.61  
   
Overtime
$16.82 - $26.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$205.11 - $2,339  
   
Commission
$7,200  
Profit Sharing
$1,425  
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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$24,122 - $40,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 589

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Job Description for Referral Coordinator

A referral coordinator works in the medical field, at medical institutions such as private practices and hospitals. The position generally requires at least an associate’s degree, and it often requires experience in the health care field. The referral coordinator oversees patient billing and should have experience with billing and be comfortable using medical coding. Some positions also require the referral coordinator to be a certified medical reimbursement specialist.

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Referral Coordinator Tasks

  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations.
  • Maintain referral records and report on data.
  • Performs patient referrals and authorizations by completing and submitting documents and discussing with providers, insurance carriers and patients.
  • Ensure that follow-up referral appointments and reports were kept and received.
  • Prepare medical records prior to patient visit.

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Pay by Experience Level for Referral Coordinator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,280

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Key Stats for Referral Coordinator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Referral Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Referral Coordinator Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Referrals
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Insurance
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National Average
$31,000

Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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