Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
Skills & Knowledge
- Basic medical claims process
- Coding, insurance rules, medical terms and regulatory changes
- Trace delinquent claims
- Appeal denied claims
- Answer questions from doctors, patients, and insurance companies
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
The medical billing degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Health billing specialist
- Statement clerk
- Reconciling clerk
- Statement processor
- Data entry clerk