Avg. Salary
$13.40
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Tallahassee, Florida is $13.40 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 Tallahassee, Florida

Leon County, Florida
189,894
Male:
89,390 (47.1%)
Female:
100,504 (52.9%)
Tallahassee /ˌtæləˈhæsi/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County and is the 126th largest city in the United States. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2010, the population was 181,376, and the Tallahassee metropolitan area was 375,751 as of 2014. Tallahassee is the largest city in the Northwest Florida region as well as the main center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Big Bend and Southwest Georgia regions. Tallahassee is home to Florida State University, ranked the nation's thirty-eighth best public university by U.S. News & World Report. It is also home to the Florida A&M University, one of the country's largest historically black universities by total enrollment. Tallahassee Community College is a large community college which serves mainly as a feeder school to both Florida State and Florida...
Tallahassee:
$40,000
Florida:
$49,426
$934
Tallahassee:
$181,600
Florida:
$179,800
6.1%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 25%