Managed Care Specialist Salary

Managed Care Specialists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $48K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Managed Care Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,302 - $68,234
$35K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,256
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$12.26 - $24.47
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$0$68K
Salary $35,302 - $68,234
Bonus $150.00
Total Pay (?
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$28,799 - $63,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $24.47
Overtime $26.25
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $150.00
Total Pay (?
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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$28,799 - $63,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Managed Care Specialist

Managed care specialists generally work in the healthcare industry to verify insurance coverage; they may work directly with patients. These professionals refer patients to specialists, keep track of referral status, and obtain authorization on behalf of patients from managed care organizations. Other tasks performed by managed care specialists include working with patients' physicians to clarify specialist referrals, as well as performing a liaison function among the insurance company, customer operations staff, patient billing staff and other relevant professionals. These specialists address patients’ concerns regarding health insurance coverage, explain benefits to patients and may be involved in sales efforts.

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Managed Care Specialist Tasks

  • Answer patient questions regarding the managed care program and policies.
  • Coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote and educate managed care organizations.
  • Collect and analyze data on managed care demographics, preferences and needs to identify potential contracts.
  • Review and audit managed care program to ensure professional standards.
  • Resolve patient complaints regarding claims and services rendered.

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Pay by Experience Level for Managed Care Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Managed Care Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Managed Care Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managed Care Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Managed Care Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 19 salaries. A Managed Care Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Managed Care Specialist

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Managed Care Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%
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