$30,000
Avg. Salary
$14.57
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana is $14.57 per hour.

The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana is $30,000 per year.

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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 New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None: