This major is a program that prepares individuals to perform and manage the medical and health insurance operations in a medical office, health care facility, health maintenance organization, or insurance provider.
Includes instruction in health and medical insurance processes; health insurance law, policy, and regulations; insurance records and paperwork administration; insurance office administration; health/medical insurance software applications; personnel supervision; business mathematics; billing and collection procedures; medical terminology; and communications skills.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller Major?
As a Medical Insurance Specialist or Biller, you are responsible for collecting and assessing the insurance coverage currently held by patients.
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