$40,500
Avg. Salary
$16.20
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Refund Specialist is $16.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Refund Specialist is $40,500 per year.

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$12.61
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$16.20
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$20.33
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MEDIAN $40,500
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MEDIAN: $40,500
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$0$47K
Salary $40,500
Bonus $493 - $2,980
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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$26,140 - $44,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.61 - $20.33
Overtime $15.46 - $31.57
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $493 - $2,980
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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$26,140 - $44,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Job Description for Refund Specialist

Refund specialists typically work in a health care setting or for a corporation and are tasked with researching and processing refunds for patients, physicians, and health care providers. They also answer any payment-related questions patients may have, provide written responses to insurance agencies regarding billing information, and ensure the accurate completion of patients' documentation, and they must always stay up-to-date with HIPPA regulations. They must also be able to work with a wide range of people.

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Refund 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.

Refund Specialist Job Listings

Refund Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Refund Specialist?

Refund Specialist in Tampa:
"Review Payscale Refund Specialist."
Pros: I like checking to make sure third party vendors are doing their jobs. Correcting mistakes and making sure refunds are correct.
Cons: I don't have very much patient contact.

Refund Specialist in Winder:
"Fast Paced and Quality Care given to Customers daily."
Pros: The satisfaction of taking care of the customers needs. This company will go far and beyond for the customer.
Cons: Representatives who don't follow standard operating procedures and give away the store.

Key Stats for Refund Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Refund Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%