Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Eligibility Specialist is $16.50
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Eligibility Specialists?
An entry-level Eligibility Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.84 based on 34 salaries. An early career Eligibility Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.06 based on 200 salaries. …Read more
What Do Eligibility Specialists Do?
Eligibility specialists play an important role in health care facilities by ensuring that patients receive the proper care through insurance. These specialists are responsible for keeping records of patients, fact-checking insurance policies to ensure that they match particular clients, and maintaining a strong level of advocacy among patients.
Eligibility specialists work with a variety of people to determine their eligibility for Medicare or other government-assisted programs, and most of …Read more
- Interview clients and determine benefits and assistance eligibility.
- Interact with federal agencies and private institutions to determine services.
- Facilitate appointments, referrals, hand-offs and translation assistance.
- Provide resources and materials to clients, enabling them to apply and receive services.