The average hourly pay for a Medical Reimbursement Specialist is $17.22.
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Job Description for Medical Reimbursement Specialist
Medical reimbursement specialists are medical billing professionals who work alongside healthcare providers to assist customers in scheduling and processing payments and insurance. Important skills include the ability to use a computer to perform administrative duties and communication skills to interact with patients, and these specialists must also be well-versed in medicaid and commercial insurance policies and able to plan their own work-days for maximum efficiency. Workplaces include priva…Read more
Medical Reimbursement Specialist Tasks
- Serve as a patient advocate to identify reimbursement coverage options or identify reimbursement options for non-insured patients.
- Record and monitor insurance authorizations to ensure payment compliance and treatment continuity.
- Maintain and analyze data about patient cases requiring reimbursement support.
- Work with treatment providers and insurance companies to obtain payment authorizations.
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Skills in Insurance and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Coding, Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Billing.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Reimbursement Specialist
An entry-level Medical Reimbursement Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.29 based on 10 salaries. An early career Medical Reimbursement Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.32 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Medical Reimbursement Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.21 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Medical Reimbursement Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.57 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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Employees with Medical Reimbursement Specialist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 65.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cleveland, Ohio (27.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (19.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (1.4% less).
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