Avg. Salary
$14.31
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Tucson, Arizona is $14.31 per hour.

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$11.94
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$19.57
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Hourly Rate $11.94 - $19.57
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$24,838 - $40,715
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Authorization Specialist

An authorization specialist usually works for a company that deals with insurance claims, such as a hospital, automotive shop, or private medical practice. The authorization specialist will take insurance information from clients and will determine if authorization is necessary for the services that are needed.

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Authorization Specialist 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.

About Tucson, Arizona

Pima County, Arizona
531,674
Male:
264,893 (49.8%)
Female:
266,781 (50.2%)
Tucson (/ˈtuːsɒn/ /tuːˈsɒn/) is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2015 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 980,263. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 1,010,025 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, both of which anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located 108 miles (174 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the U.S.–Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of...
Tucson:
$38,155
Arizona:
$51,492
$775
Tucson:
$139,400
Arizona:
$194,300
5.8%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
50%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 18%