Medical Billing Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Medical Billing Specialist make in the United States? The average Medical Billing Specialist salary in the United States is $40,518 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $37,699 and $44,311. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Medical Billing Specialist reviews and verifies medical bills and invoices with accounts receivable ledger and patients. Ensures record accuracy, follows up, and makes necessary revisions. Being a Medical Billing Specialist processes changes in information system to support accurate and efficient billing process and financial close. Follows proper medical and insurance claim processes. Additionally, Medical Billing Specialist typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a Supervisor or a Manager. The Medical Billing Specialist works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Medical Billing Specialist typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Medical Billing Clerk

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Medical Billing Specialist

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Medical Billing Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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