Students will become familiar with both Windows and Mac Operating Systems, along with being able to search the internet. Students will also receive training in Microsoft Word. A brief history on Workers Compensation will be presented for a better understanding of the industry. Students will learn workers compensation insurance and medical terminology. The program focus will be on understanding the labor codes as they relate to workers compensation, basic billing and coding, the Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS), as well as the Electronic Data Exchange (EDEX). Students will become familiar with workers compensation insurance forms that may be used.
Successful graduates of this program will attain the skills and knowledge for entry-level as a workers compensation billing or collections clerk for insurance companies, health care vendors, or attorneys specializing in assisting injured workers.