Medical Claims Specialist C.T.S.

Michelle Boller, Director

Students are prepared academically and professionally for claim specialist positions in insurance organizations and healthcare facilities. In this fast-track program, students will learn foundational skills to:

  • Understand medical terminology and human biology

  • Understand medical benefit plans and the claims process to responsibly verify the accuracy and receipt of claims and the analysis of information for processing claims to promote accurate and prompt reimbursement

  • Communicate professionally between peers, vendors, management, and customers in order to provide exceptional customer service

  • Recommend claims action steps to promote accurate and prompt reimbursement

  • Additionally graduates will work collaboratively with other team members to ensure the most positive service experience to both customers and vendors.

Certificate of Technical Studies - Medical Claims Specialist

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2021-22

Note: See Program Director for scope and sequence advising. Please refer to online schedule for online course availability.


Summary

Medical Claims Specialist Required Courses

22

Total Hours

22


Medical Claims Specialist Required Courses

Note: Substitutions are approved at the discretion of the program director.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

AHMS 144

Medical Terminology

3

AHMS 156

Medical Billing Fundamentals

3

AHMS 252

Computerized Medical Billing

3

BGEN 215

Career Readiness

3

BIOH 104N

Basic Human Biology

3

BIOH 105N

Basic Human Biology Lab

1

BMGT 245

Customer Service Management

3

HIT 265

Electronic Medical Records

3

Total Hours

22

Minimum Required Grade: C-