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Patient Insurance Clerk Salary

$40,391 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patient Insurance Clerk is $40,391 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Patient Insurance Clerk is between $30,407 and $48,651. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Patient Insurance Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Checks billing data from medical office or hospital records to ensure amounts and account numbers are accurate.
  • Prepares invoices, compiling itemized charges, and submits invoices for reimbursement.
  • Answers patient's questions regarding statements and insurance coverage.
Patient Insurance Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Billing and Posting Clerks

Job family population: 476,010

Estimated population of Patient Insurance Clerk jobs: 4,389

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Patient Insurance Clerk Job Listings for United States

Home Health Office Clerk - Insurance Verification
May 1
Laguna Hills, CA, USA
Memorial Care Home Health
... Clerk to join our dynamic Team. ... The position is in the Intake Department and will verify insurance and benefits for all patient ...
Appointment Clerk/Patient Coordinators
Jun 12
Fontana, CA, USA
Medical Professionals
... for Appointment Clerks and Patient Coordinators for their Fontana office. Company provides ... Taking insurance information via phone • Verifying insurance as needed • Providing patient ...
Jun 4
Washington, DC, USA
Job Summary Responsible for providing health/medical insurance subject matter expertise to verify and validate patient medical insurance, create and update patient profiles, insurance carrier ...
Front Desk Clerk
May 31
Clarksville, TN, USA
Compassion Care Clinic Pllc
We are seeking a Front Desk Clerk to become a part of our team! You will accommodate patrons, as ... with patient's insurance status and assignment. Reviews daily appointment schedule to assure ...
Business Office Clerk
May 7
San Jose, CA, USA
Gardner Family Health
... to patient registration, scheduling, telephone answering, medical insurance eligibility and account processing. Position requires entering/encoding registration information into the Practice ...
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