Health Information Technology Jobs: Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerk


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Job Description

The objective of an insurance claims clerk is to gather information from an insured person and settle their insurance claims with their insurance provider. The tools they use on a daily basis are desktop computers, calculators, accounting billing software, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Job Duties

  • Review insurance policy to determine coverage.
  • Prepare insurance claim forms or related documents and review them for completeness.
  • Provide customer service, such as limited instructions on proceeding with claims or referrals to auto repair facilities or local contractors.
  • Organize or work with detailed office or warehouse records, using computers to enter, access, search or retrieve data.
  • Post or attach information to claim file.
  • Pay small claims.
  • Transmit claims for payment or further investigation.
  • Contact insured or other involved persons to obtain missing information.
  • Calculate amount of claim.
  • Apply insurance rating systems.

Skills Required

  • Active listening
  • Reading comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Critical thinking
  • Writing
  • Service orientation
  • Time management

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Health Information Programs in Wyoming


There are no information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in Wyoming.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in Wyoming is $36,190
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in Wyoming is $17.40 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov
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Health Information Technology Programs in Wisconsin


There are nine health information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in Wisconsin.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in Wisconsin is $36,410
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in Wisconsin is $17.51 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

1. Chippewa Valley Technical College

620 West Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

2. Gateway Technical College

Health Information Technology Program
1001 South Main Street
Racine, WI 53403
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

3. Herzing University -Online

W140 N8917 Lilly Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Degree’s Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program, Accredited Associate HIM Program

4. Mid-State Technical College

2600 West 5th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

5. Moraine Park Technical College

2151 North Main Street
West Bend, WI 53095
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

6. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

2740 West Mason Street
P.O. Box 19042
Green Bay, WI 54307-9042
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

7. Rasmusen College – Green Bay

904 South Taylor Street
Suite 100
Green Bay, WI 54303
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

8. Waukesha County Technical College

800 Main Street
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

9. Western Wisconsin Technical College

400 Seventh Street North
Box C-908
LaCrosse, WI 54602
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

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Health Information Technology Programs in West Virginia


There are four health information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in West Virginia.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in West Virginia is $31,410
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in West Virginia is $15.10 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

1. Marshall University

1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Degree Awarded: Accredited Masters (HI) Program

2. Mountwest Community and Technical College

One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

3. Pierpont Community and Technical College

1201 Locust Avenue
127 Colebank Hall
Fairmont, WV 26554
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

4. West Virginia Northern Community College

1704 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

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Health Information Management Programs in Washington


There are four health information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in Washington.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in Washington is $39,160
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in Washington is $18.83 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

1. Shoreline Community College – Online

16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

2. Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street
MS 2011
Spokane, WA 99217
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

3. Tacoma Community College

6501 South 19th St.
Building 19
Tacoma, WA 98466
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

4. University of Washington

4333 Brooklyn Avenue NE
Campus Mail Box 359455
Seattle, WA 98195-9455
Degree Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program

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Health Information Technology Schools in Virginia


There are two health information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in Virginia.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in Virginia is $37,430
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in Virginia is $18.00 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

1. Northern Virginia Community College

Medical Education Campus
6699 Springfield Center Drive
Springfield, VA 22150
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

2. Tidewater Community College

Division of Health Professions
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

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Th George Washington University

The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn, VA 20147
Program Offered: Health Information Technology Certificate

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HIT Programs in Vermont


There no health information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in Vermont.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in Vermont is $39,950
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in Vermont is $19.21 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov
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Health Information Technology Degree’s in Utah


There are two health information technology schools accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in Utah.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in Utah is $31,680
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in Utah is $15.23 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

1. Weber State University

3911 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408
Degree’s Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program, Accredited Associate HIM Program

2.  Western Governors University

4001 South 700 East
Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Degree Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program

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Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake Community College
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Program Offered: Health information technology Certificate

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