How much does a Medical Policy Specialist make in Los Angeles, CA? The average Medical Policy Specialist salary in Los Angeles, CA is $96,520 as of March 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $88,041 and $103,944. 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. 

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Job Description for Medical Policy Specialist

Medical Policy Specialist researches and designs criteria to determine policy guidelines used in review of patient cases to ensure only medically appropriate services are reimbursed. Recommends a policy and process that ensure alignment with company guidelines and nationally accepted medical/coding standards. Being a Medical Policy Specialist establishes the proper codes to use for claims processing. Responds to questions from medical staff and communicates details about policy and guidelines. Additionally, Medical Policy Specialist requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires Registered Nurse RN. The Medical Policy Specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Medical Policy Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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