Skilled Trades & Vocational - Health Insurance Claims
If you're interested in healthcare and are searching for a stable career with opportunities to grow professionally, a degree, certificate, or diploma in Health Insurance Claims may be a great fit for you.
Types of Degrees
Health Insurance Claims students usually pursue an associate degree (2 years), certificate, or diploma program. In this field, an associate degree is usually obtained in two years with some general coursework as well as classes concentrated on the healthcare industry, surrounding legal system, medical terminology, and other topics related to the industry.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Health Insurance Claims Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Health Insurance Claims include:
- Claims Adjuster, Appraiser, Examiner, and/or Investigator
- Medical Records and Health Information Technician
- Healthcare Sales Associate
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators was $66,540 in 2019 (1) while Medical Records and Health Information Technicians earned a median salary of $42,630 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.