Avg. Salary
$14.08
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Fort Myers, Florida is $14.08 per hour.

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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 Fort Myers, Florida

Lee County, Florida
74,015
Male:
36,850 (49.8%)
Female:
37,165 (50.2%)
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Fort Myers is a gateway to the Southwest Florida region and a major tourist destination within Florida. The winter homes of Thomas Edison ("Seminole Lodge") and Henry Ford ("The Mangoes") are a primary tourist attraction in the region. The city is named after Colonel Abraham Myers. The geographic statistical area is serviced by Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), located southeast of the city. Fort Myers was one of the first forts built along the Caloosahatchee River as a base of operations against the Seminole Indians during the American Indian Wars. During the Seminole Wars, Fort Myers was a strategic location for its visibility and access to Atlantic waterways. After the Wars, Confederate blockade runners and cattle ranchers called Fort Myers home. These settlers prospered through trading with Seminole Indians and Union Soldiers. Settlement and founding The Fort Myers community...
Fort Myers:
$41,586
Florida:
$49,426
$914
Fort Myers:
$173,700
Florida:
$179,800
4.5%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
57%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 33%