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If you are interested in a more in-depth program to take you beyond a billing certificate program, the ABA in Heath Insurance Claims Management may be the perfect fit for you. This challenging degree prepares you for entry-level health care financial management positions. And at Davenport, you can choose in classroom or distance learning with online courses – or combine the two.
You’ll enjoy this field if you are interested in using knowledge of health care and financial management as part of your daily responsibilities. It’s also a good fit if you are:
In this competitive field, increasing your value to prospective employers can give you an advantage over other candidates. Davenport designs its curriculum around industry needs as identified by leading employers. You'll stand out as a sought-after candidate, thanks to the real-world education Davenport provides and employers prefer. The Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 data cites median salary for positions of financial related (including healthcare) analyst, examiners, auditors and first-line office supervisors ranging from $47,000/yr. to $68,000/yr.
With an ABA HICM, you can pursue a career in positions that include:
This degree, in combination with earned industry experience after graduation, will help you be prepared for Healthcare Financial Management Association(HFMA) certifications, including:
Talk to a DU advisor at your campus about creating a flexible schedule that works for you.
ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 65 CREDITS • HICM ABA
The Health Insurance Claims Management program is designed to prepare graduates to meet the challenges of health care revenue cycle management including insurance reimbursement and accounts receivable management. A strong emphasis on clinical background is required to analyze the content of medical records for optimal reimbursement.
**Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here  for a recommended program sequence.
|Foundations of Excellence||26 cr.|
|BIOL115 ||Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I||4 cr.|
|BIOL116 ||Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II||4 cr.|
|BIOL131 ||Introduction To Human Disease||3 cr.|
|COMM120 ||Presentation Techniques||3 cr.|
|ENGL109 ||Composition||3 cr.|
|ENGL110 ||Advanced Composition||3 cr.|
|MATH125 ||Intermediate Algebra||3 cr.|
|SOSC201 ||Diversity in Society||3 cr.|
|Foundations of Health Professions||9 cr.|
|CISP112 ||Applied Information Technology||3 cr.|
|HLTH101 ||Introduction to Health Careers||3 cr.|
|HLTH110 ||Medical Terminology||3 cr.|
|ACCT201 ||Accounting Foundations I||4 cr.|
|HINT110 ||Health Record Content||3 cr.|
|HINT211 ||Health Care Management Foundations||3 cr.|
|HINT221 ||ICD Coding||4 cr.|
|HINT222 ||Procedural CPT/HCPCS Coding||3 cr.|
|HINT250 ||Introduction to Reimbursement Systems||3 cr.|
|HINT251 ||Health Care Reimbursement Applications||3 cr.|
|HINT296 ||Claims Management Practicum||4 cr.|
|HLTH230 ||Health Care Law and Ethics||3 cr.|