The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Authorization Coordinator is $18.64.
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Job Description for Authorization Coordinator
Authorization coordinators serve a clerical and managerial role and are responsible for verifying patient-eligibility, coordinating benefits, and facilitating insurance coverage, as well as addressing patients' concerns regarding authorization and turnaround. These coordinators may use Microsoft Office programs and should have prior experience in medical coding, and they typically work for health care companies in an office setting during regular business hours. This position can be highly dema…Read more
Authorization Coordinator Tasks
- Interview and assist patients with authorization documents, as appropriate.
- Maintain appropriate logs or reports according to professional, state, and federal requirements.
- Monitor and track patient authorizations, informing supervisor of any expired dates.
- Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with insurance provider.
- Obtain, review and input insurance authorization and referrals prior to patient services.
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Popular Skills for Authorization Coordinator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Medical Terminology, Insurance, Medical Coding and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing.
Pay by Experience Level for Authorization Coordinator
An entry-level Authorization Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.74 based on 18 salaries. An early career Authorization Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.46 based on 212 salaries. A mid-career Authorization Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.86 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Authorization Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.74 based on 113 salaries.
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