Avg. Salary
$13.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado is $13.51 per hour.

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$11.99
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$18.35
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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $11.99 - $18.35
Overtime $18.50
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $1,020
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,960 - $38,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Colorado Springs, Colorado

El Paso County, Colorado
456,562
Male:
225,544 (49.4%)
Female:
231,018 (50.6%)
Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, rising above 14,000 feet (4,300 m) on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The city is home to 24 national governing bodies of sport, the United States Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Training Center. The city had an estimated population of 456,568 in 2015, ranking as the second most populous city...
Colorado Springs:
$56,079
Colorado:
$63,909
$985
Colorado Springs:
$228,600
Colorado:
$283,800
4.3%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 62%