Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator Salary
The average wage for a Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator is $18.75 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$35,282 - $69,810|
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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).)
|$31,268 - $64,700|
|Hourly Rate||$14.07 - $27.81|
|Overtime||$22.08 - $37.79|
|Total Pay (||$31,268 - $64,700|
Job Description for Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator
Utilization review (UR) coordinators are responsible for ensuring that patients receive the correct types of treatments for appropriate amounts of time. Cases are reviewed based on admission appropriateness, length of stay, and planning of discharge, and it's also important that patients are truly ready for discharge when the time comes. Research must be carried out in this position, including field research, laws and regulations, and the facility’s policies. It may also be necessary to abstract data from medical records, charts, and notes, and these reviews will be carried out before, during, and after treatments.Read More...
UR coordinators must understand all medical terminology and be able to use it correctly, and this knowledge may need to be updated as time goes on. These coordinators review the work of doctors, nurses, assistants, therapists, and dieticians, and communication and reports are made with staff members, physicians, and safety coordinators within the facility. They also implement and monitor safety plans and may coordinate third-party payment authorizations.
Knowledge of reviews like RAC, KEPRO, and MAC is necessary to carry out audits, and strong verbal and written communication skills and computer skills are also important in this position. Experience in managed care or as a registered nurse is usually required by employers, and many positions require UR coordinators to have a registered nurse qualification in addition to a bachelor's or master's degree.
Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator Tasks
- Resolve errors or issues with physician or advisor staff.
- Audit medical record data to ensure compliance and justify treatment or length of stay.
- Report and maintain documentation regarding patient continued hospitalization.
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Pay by Experience Level for Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator
Pay by Experience for a Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 22 salaries. A Utilization Review (UR) Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 9 salaries.
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