Avg. Salary
$12.60
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in St. Petersburg, Florida is $12.60 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 St. Petersburg, Florida

Pinellas County, Florida
257,088
Male:
123,524 (48.0%)
Female:
133,564 (52.0%)
St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2015 census estimate, the population was 257,083, making it the fifth-most populous city in Florida and the largest in the state that is not a county seat (the city of Clearwater is the seat of Pinellas County). St. Petersburg is the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, after Tampa. Together with Clearwater, these cities comprise the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-largest in Florida with a population of around 2.8 million. St. Petersburg is located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, and is connected to mainland Florida to the north. St. Petersburg was founded in 1888 by John C. Williams, who purchased the land, and by Peter Demens, who brought the railroad industry into the area. As a part of a coin toss bet, the winner, Peter Demens, named the land...
St. Petersburg:
$48,858
Florida:
$49,426
$969
St. Petersburg:
$170,000
Florida:
$179,800
3.9%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
83%
10-19 years
17%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
83%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

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