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Claims Adjudicator Medical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,869 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Claims Adjudicator Medical is $58,869 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Claims Adjudicator Medical is between $43,000 and $72,046. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Claims Adjudicator Medical. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Processes and settles health and/or dental benefit claims for payment.
  • Examines and adjudicates complex or specialty claims independently, and gives training to lower level Claims Adjudicators.
  • Makes decisions as to whether to return, suspend, deny, or pay claims within established policies and procedures.
  • Compares claim application and/or provider statement with plan file and other records to evaluate completeness and validity of claim.
Claims Adjudicator Medical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Financial Clerks, All Other

Job family population: 32,260

Estimated population of Claims Adjudicator Medical jobs: 4,929

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Claims Adjudicator Medical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Claim Approver
Apr 4
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Responsible for accepting first notice of loss and creation/adjudication of claims for our ... Medical terminology knowledge. * Keyboarding skills (30+ wpm). * Windows based PC knowledge.
Clinical Appeals Denials Specialist, RN, FT, Day, Skokie
Apr 26
Evanston, IL, USA
Northshore University HealthSystem
Assess denied claims and ensure timely evaluation and response; make a determination whether or not ... Serve as resource and advocate for patients regarding medical necessity billing issues * Presents ...
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