Reimbursement Specialist Salary (United States)

A Reimbursement Specialist earns an average wage of $16.42 per hour. A skill in Claim Handling is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Reimbursement Specialist Total Pay (?
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$28,196 - $75,167
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MEDIAN: $44,028
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Reimbursement Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.86 - $21.43
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,196 - $75,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$26,161 - $58,074  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $21.43  
   
Overtime
$5.45 - $32.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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).
)
$26,161 - $58,074  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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Job Description for Reimbursement Specialist

  • Research denials from insurance providers in order to maximize reimbursement.
  • Identify, compile, abstract and code patient accounts, verify with physician in order to expediate the bill for payment to the insurance provider.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Reimbursement Specialist

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

Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
up arrow 37%
National Average
$37,000
Memphis
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Experience Affects Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Reimbursement Specialist Salaries

Claim Handling
up arrow 12%
Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
up arrow 7%
Insurance
up arrow 3%
Collections
up arrow 1%
National Average
$37,000
Medical Coding
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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