Avg. Salary
$13.01
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Southaven, Mississippi is $13.01 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 Southaven, Mississippi

DeSoto County, Mississippi
50,389
Male:
23,837 (47.3%)
Female:
26,552 (52.7%)
Southaven, a city in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States, is a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee, and a principal city in the Memphis metro area. The 2010 census reported a population of 48,982, making Southaven the third largest city in Mississippi. Southaven is traversed from north to south by the I-55/I-69 freeway. The city's name derives from the fact that Southaven is located south of Whitehaven, a neighborhood in Memphis. Southaven began as a village when Memphis homebuilder Kemmons Wilson (founder of Holiday Inn) wished to develop a few residential subdivisions featuring small starter homes just across the Mississippi border from Whitehaven, Tennessee, an unincorporated suburb of Memphis. Whitehaven was eventually annexed by Memphis. Officially incorporated in 1980, Southaven is one of the fastest growing cities in the southeastern United States. In just 20 years, Southaven doubled its land area, while its population tripled. Like the rest of DeSoto County, Southaven's growth...
Southaven:
$58,712
Mississippi:
$39,464
$936
Southaven:
$137,800
Mississippi:
$100,800
4.9%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
75%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
75%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
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