Medical Claims Specialist C.T.S.

Michelle Boller, Director

Students are prepared academically and professionally for claim specialist positions in insurance organizations and healthcare facilities. In this fast-track program, students will learn foundational skills to:

Understand medical terminology and human biology

Understand medical benefit plans and the claims process to responsibly verify the accuracy and receipt of claims and the analysis of information for processing claims to promote accurate and prompt reimbursement

Communicate professionally between peers, vendors, management, and customers in order to provide exceptional customer service

Recommend claims action steps to promote accurate and prompt reimbursement

Additionally graduates will work collaboratively with other team members to ensure the most positive service experience to both customers and vendors.

Certificate of Technical Studies - Medical Claims Specialist

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

Note: See Program Director for scope and sequence advising. Please refer to online schedule for online course availability.


Medical Claims Specialist Required Courses22
Total Hours22

Medical Claims Specialist Required Courses

Note: Substitutions are approved at the discretion of the program director.

Complete all of the following courses:
AHMS 108Health Data Content & Struct2
AHMS 144Medical Terminology3
AHMS 156Medical Billing Fundamentals3
AHMS 252Computerized Medical Billing3
BIOH 108Basic Anatomy4
BMGT 245Customer Service Management4
CAPP 120Introduction to Computers3
Total Hours22

Minimum Required Grade: C-