The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing Specialist with Insurance skills in Chicago, Illinois is $16.82.
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Job Description for Medical Billing Specialist
Medical billing specialists are responsible for improving processes and resolving issues related to medical billing within a healthcare organization, as well as facilitating billing processes with standardized practices and assisting with accounting and customer service. These specialists have strong interpersonal skills to assist patients, physicians, and other health professionals and use their problem-solving abilities to resolve conflicts caused by billing errors. They generally work with a …Read more
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Skills in Billing, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Claim Handling, Accounts Receivable and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Specialist
An early career Medical Billing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.41 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.99 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Medical Billing Specialist in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 10.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (6.6% more) and Houston, Texas (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (2.2% less).
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