Utilization Management (UM) Case Manager Salary

Just below three-fifths of Utilization Management Case Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $44K to $89K per year, and the average comes out to $66K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Utilization Management Case Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,159 - $87,338
(Median)
$48K
$66K
$87K
MEDIAN: $66,205
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90%

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$18.88 - $44.20
(Median)
$19
$31
$44
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,159 - $87,338  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,987  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $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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$44,210 - $89,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$18.88 - $44.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $61.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $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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$44,210 - $89,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Utilization Management (UM) Case Manager

A utilization management case manager generally works for an insurance entity and analyzes individual medical cases to determine eligibility for medical care. The case manager will obtain pre-certification for patients and conduct reviews to determine if patients are eligible for inpatient or outpatient services or home care based on patient benefit and coverage rules. When patients are not covered for certain services, the case manager will review the cases and determine if the care is needed by analyzing medical records.

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Utilization Management (UM) Case Manager Tasks

  • Recommend process and policies to improve quality of patient services and increase revenue.
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation; report findings and recommendations.
  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Compile, audit and analyze patient records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for cost control and care improvement efforts.

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Utilization Management Case Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Utilization Review and Case Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Aptitude in Case Management tends to also indicate an understanding of Utilization Review.

Pay by Experience Level for Utilization Management (UM) Case Manager

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


For Utilization Management Case Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $58K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $61K. Utilization Management Case Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $68K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Utilization Management Case Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $75K.

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Experience Affects Utilization Management (UM) Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Utilization Management (UM) Case Manager Salaries

Utilization Review (UR)
up arrow 4%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 10%
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