The average hourly pay for an Experienced Patient Services Specialist in Houston, Texas is $17.65.
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Job Description for Patient Services Specialist
Patient service specialists work at a variety of medical facilities. Essential duties and responsibilities include checking patients in and out, checking patient eligibility for services or programs, and scheduling follow-up appointments. A patient service specialist has to maintain a well-organized referral log to coordinate patient referrals to other specialists. Basic computer knowledge is necessary to ensure good data management of the patients' files. A patient service specialist is also …Read more
Patient Services Specialist Tasks
- Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
- Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.
- Receive insurance co-pay payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts.
- Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
- Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
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Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Patient Services Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 46.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Wilmington, Delaware (8.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (7.6% less).