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Health Insurance Degrees, Health Information Managers, Health Insurance Schools  

 

Health Insurance has become a labor-intensive field with the advent of managed care.  Professionals working in the Health Insurance field include Health Care Administrators, Case Managers, Health Information Managers and a variety of corporate functionaries involved in risk analysis and the rest of the business side. 

 

Health Care Administrators  or Directors of Professional Services manage HMOs and their proprietary facilities such as clinics, labs and hospitals if they operate them.  In many cases, the HMO and the Health Insurance carrier are one and the same.  Case Managers oversee a patient’s records and history for the Health Insurance Company and is the contact person for any Medical Referrals. 

 

Health Information Technicians and Managers oversee the database system for the insurance company.  For companies that provide Health Insurance Benefits for their employees, the critical roles are Contract Administrator and Benefits Administrator.

 

Degrees for Careers in Health Insurance

 

  • Bachelors/Masters in Business/Health Care Management
  • Bachelors in Information Technology
  • Certification for Medical Records Technician
  • Bachelors/Masters in Business
  • Bachelors/Registered Nurse
  • Human Resource Management Certificate

 

Director of Health Information Management

$90,969

Health Information Management Technician

$38,544

Director of Health and Welfare Benefits

$128,229

Benefits Administrator

$44,493

Healthcare Professional Services Director

$143,479

RN/Case Manager

$64,940

Contract Administrator

$53,540

                       

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