$41,000
Avg. Salary
$15.38
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio is $15.38 per hour.

The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio is $41,000 per year.

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$14.80
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$15.38
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$18.20
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MEDIAN $15.38
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MEDIAN $41,000
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MEDIAN: $15.38
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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 Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio
388,059
Male:
186,436 (48.0%)
Female:
201,623 (52.0%)
Cleveland (/ˈkliːvlənd/ KLEEV-lənd) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state. The city is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines. Cleveland's economy has diversified sectors that include manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and biomedical. Cleveland is also home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 390,113, making Cleveland the 48th largest city in the United States, and the second-largest city in Ohio after Columbus. Greater Cleveland, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, ranked 29th...
Cleveland:
$28,831
Ohio:
$51,075
$664
Cleveland:
$66,200
Ohio:
$136,400
10.2%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%

Common Health Benefits

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