Medical billers are one half of a complex system that comprises the communication structure between health care providers and insurance carriers (the other half being medical coders). Medical billers are responsible for passing information between the health provider and the insurance carrier, a process that can sometimes be very complicated. Insurance carriers often reject patients’ bills, so part of the medical biller’s job is to make adjustments to the bill in order to make it acceptable to both the insurer and the health care provider.
Medical billing professionals are a vital piece of the puzzle in the medical industry, facilitating the exchange of money between patient, doctor and insurance company. Medical billers usually work in a clinical setting, although an increasing number work independently from … Continue reading
Medical billing professionals earned an average of $36,770 annually in 2012. The top 10% of earners in the field make over $56,00 per year, and the lowest-paid make $22,250 or less. The table below shows the average salaries for the highest-paying … Continue reading