Medical Billing Specialist in Birmingham, Alabama Salary

The average pay for a Medical Billing Specialist in Birmingham, Alabama is $16.31 per hour.

$29,492 - $37,426
$33K
MEDIAN: $33,000
50%

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$11.15 - $18.71
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.83
10%
50%
90%

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$0$38K
Salary $33,000
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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$23,714 - $38,735
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $11.15 - $18.71
Annual Data $0$38K
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).
)
$23,714 - $38,735
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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 team of specialists to address medical codes and billing department procedures.

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Medical Billing Specialist Tasks

  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.

About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

Medical Billing Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Billing Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲21%

Data Entry
▲16%

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
▲11%

Insurance
▲6%

Medical Coding
▲6%

Billing
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 31%