How much does a Financial Counselor - Healthcare make in the United States? The average Financial Counselor - Healthcare salary in the United States is $39,037 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $34,857 and $43,599. 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.
Job Description for Financial Counselor - Healthcare
Financial Counselor - Healthcare develops and facilitates payment plans for patients to finance medical expenses by coordinating between insurer, third party payer and patient. Confirms level, terms of coverage, and benefit limits with health insurance providers. Being a Financial Counselor - Healthcare advises patients of any alternative sources of funding or assistance available from social service agencies. Prepares and files any documentation needed to complete payment arrangements. Additionally, Financial Counselor - Healthcare may arrange for referrals or second opinions. Has general knowledge of insurance terms and practices. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Financial Counselor - Healthcare gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Financial Counselor - Healthcare typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Financial Counselor - Healthcare in the United States. The base salary for Financial Counselor - Healthcare ranges from $34,857 to $43,599 with the average base salary of $39,037. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $34,923 to $43,621 with the average total cash compensation of $39,066.