The online Associate of Applied Science in Health Care Business Administration degree program prepares individuals to work with health-related insurance claims. Students will gain the skills and knowledge needed to complete, process, investigate, and analyze health-related insurance claims in the business offices of health insurance companies, managed care organizations, hospitals, medical clinics, nursing facilities, and other health care facilities. Courses will help you understand and apply technology to administrative functions in a healthcare setting and apply HIPAA, federal and state laws, and regulatory compliance in business health practices. You will learn to use medical terminology accurately and gain knowledge of the human body systems in order to perform essential functions in a health business environment. Graduates are prepared to act professionally and perform financial practices through analysis of payer data and reimbursement methods.
With this degree you are prepared for a wide range of occupations, including:
- Medical or Dental Insurance Customer Service Representative
- Claims Analyst
- Insurance Billing Specialist
- Privacy and Compliance Auditor
- Medical Coder
- Clinic Office Manager
- Northcentral Technical College retains an open admission policy.
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission