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Insurance Claims Processor

HEALTHCARE

Description

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

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:

  • 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.

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
  • Self-control

Insurance Claims Processor Numbers to Know

$37K

National average earning potential for this career

18+

Months needed to complete career training