The average salary for a Nurse Case Manager with Case Management skills is $71,931.
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Job Description for Nurse Case Manager
The job is mostly administrative and involves overseeing the healthcare needs of individuals. A nurse case manager may work at a hospital, at a nursing home, or in an industrial environment. The nurse case manager should work with patients and their providers to determine what sort of care is needed. It is also important to communicate with the health insurance company of the patient, in order to determine eligibility for certain treatments or programs. Each case should be looked at individual…Read more
Nurse Case Manager Tasks
- Assess patient needs and develop a care plan.
- Conduct admissions and discharge planning for hospital, hospice or home care patients.
- Provide utilization management for assigned patient case load.
Popular Employer Salaries for Nurse Case Manager
The top respondents for the job title Nurse Case Manager are from the companies Aetna, Inc., UnitedHealth Group and Humana, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Cigna Corporation where the average pay is $75,720. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genex Services Incorporated and UnitedHealth Group, earning around $74,964 and $74,347, respectively. Humana, Inc. pays the lowest at around $69,446. Centene Corporation and Anthem also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,496 and $72,037, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Nurse Case Manager
Utilization Review (UR)
Home Health/Home Care
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Utilization Review (UR) and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Geriatrics and Home Health/Home Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Case Manager
An entry-level Nurse Case Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,954 based on 83 salaries. An early career Nurse Case Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,721 based on 1,058 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Case Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,298 based on 959 salaries. An experienced Nurse Case Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,156 based on 1,113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,744.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Nurse Case Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (12.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.0% less).
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