Avg. Salary
$16.82
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Rancho Cordova, California is $16.82 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 Rancho Cordova, California

Sacramento County, California
71,026
Male:
34,844 (49.1%)
Female:
36,182 (50.9%)
Rancho Cordova is a city in Sacramento County, California, United States which incorporated in 2003. It is part of the Sacramento Metropolitan Area. The population was 64,776 at the 2010 census. Rancho Cordova is the Sacramento area's largest employment sub-center, attracting over 50,000 commuters. The city is served by Sacramento Regional Transit's various bus lines and the Gold Line light rail line, though fewer than 0.1 percent of commuters to Rancho Cordova use the line according to the US Census Bureau's American Community Survey (2010-2012). In 2010 Rancho Cordova was named as a winner of the All-America City Award. Originally called Mayhew's Crossing and Hangtown Crossing (circa 1855) during the Gold Rush era, the area was renamed Mayhew Station and Mills Station (circa 1900), respectively. The city itself was named after the Cordova Vineyard, which was located in the center of the Rancho Rio de los Americanos land grant. Original names...
Rancho Cordova:
$59,552
California:
$64,500
$994
Rancho Cordova:
$239,500
California:
$449,100
7.5%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 25%