Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Nurse Auditor is $29.83
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Auditors?
An early career Nurse Auditor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.31 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Auditor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.68 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Nurse Auditor with …Read more
What Do Nurse Auditors Do?
Nurse auditors are tasked with analyzing medical records for patients to determine whether the documentation correctly identifies the patient's quality of care, medical necessities, ability to pay insurance, and utilization of their stay.
Nurse auditors must ensure that patients have the proper medical care and treatment which is reflected by the correct documentation, and they must also ensure that this paperwork adheres to all charging practices and legal standards. This includes reviewing …Read more
- Performs audits to identify and resolve discrepancies on paid care accounts, patient billing accounts and other government accounts.
- Protect the hospital's financial interests by reviewing third party charges, grievances and other billing issues.
- Serve as clinical and financial consultant to patient accounts and hospital departments.
- Review and audit billing, reimbursements and internal documentation to ensure adherence to technical guidelines.