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Health Insurance Coding and Claims Specialist

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

The efficiency of a medical office and the quality of medical care provided depend in large part upon the staff members who supplement and support the role of the physician. As a medical biller/coder, you must have strong communication and organizational skills, computer knowledge, and excellent human relations skills.

Earning Potential

Jobs in this field are expected to rise nearly 8% over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $34,700 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Health Insurance Claims Clerk
  • Medical and Health Records Technician
  • Medical and Health Manager
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About Delta's Program

Health insurance coding and claims specialists accurately report physician services for reimbursement to patients’ insurance companies. They are also required to understand the legal responsibilities of medical office staff members.

Program costs

Total credits: 30

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees $3,535
Out-district tuition and fees $5,650
Books and supplies $1,950

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


 Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


Facts & Figures

One in eight

1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.


With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.

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