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INSURANCE CLAIMS PROCESSOR

HEALTHCARE

Insurance Claims Processor are clerks who process claims for insurance companies. Some of the duties that they perform include processing new insurance policies, modifying existing ones and obtaining information from policyholders to verify the accuracy of their accounts.

Career Details

Skills

Students in Insurance Claims Processor are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Obtain information from insured or designated persons
  • Settle claims with insurance carriers
  • Enter claims information into database systems
  • Prepare and review insurance claim forms
  • Calculate claims amounts

Career Options

Most Insurance Claims Processor Job Corps graduates work for health insurance companies. On the job, you will be expected to display integrity, dependability, cooperation, self-control, concern for others, and attention to detail.

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Comply with state requirements that may involve a criminal background check and completion of a training program meeting federal content requirements.
  • Have a clean criminal record and background check, meaning you can’t have been convicted of a drug or pharmacy-related felony within the last 5 years.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Register with the state regulatory authority.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Students who complete a program in the Healthcare training program can earn nationally recognized credentials from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and a state-issued credential/license.

Insurance Claims Processor Numbers to Know

$37K

National average earning potential for this career

18+

Months to complete career training program

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:


Attention to detail
Concern for others
Cooperation
Dependability
Integrity
Attention to detail
Cooperation
Dependability
Integrity
Problem-solving skills
Attention to detail
Concern for others
Dependability
Integrity
Self-control
Attention to detail
Dependability
Integrity
Organizational skills
Physical strength
Problem-solving skills
Attention to detail
Cooperation
Dependability
Independence
Integrity
Problem-solving skills
Attention to detail
Cooperation
Dependability
Integrity
Problem-solving skills
Attention to detail
Concern for others
Dependability
Following directions
Integrity
Stress tolerance
Attention to detail
Concern for others
Cooperation
Dependability
Integrity
Self-control


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