Southern California Health Institute, Los Angeles:
Would you like to start a new career in the growing field of Medical Billing and Coding? Located in Reseda, in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi) provides a full-time Medical Billing and Coding Specialist certificate course that provides you with comprehensive training in medical billing and coding procedures for both outpatient and inpatient settings. Established in 1996, we provide job placement assistance for our students. Financial aid may be available.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate Program:
- Full-time course
- Become a Medical Biller and Coder Specialist in Under 9 Months!
The 900 Clock Hour Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program’s educational materials are designed to prepare the student for entry level employment in the field of medical billing and coding where healthcare reimbursement has been changing and evolving at an alarming pace.
We provide you with training in all areas of medical billing and coding procedures for outpatient settings. Learn the ins and outs of this ever-changing world and how to stay current with the medical reimbursement trends by investing in education with us at Sochi.
Hands on experience with electronic health records and billing and coding simulation software gives you the confidence to meet the challenges of medical reimbursement in today's rapidly growing industry.
Also receive training in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, the everyday business of a medical office, as well as familiarizing you with all the diagnostic and procedural codes of the CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS and how to use these tools to successfully bill and collect payments for outpatient services.
The capstone consists of a 150 hour externship in a professional setting that will prepare you for placement. Completion of the program will prepare you for basic entry level work in billing and if you excel in this area, it may lead you to higher levels of employment available to medical coders.
Accreditation & Recognition:
• SOCHi is a BPPE (Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education) Approved School, and is nationally accredited by Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
• In addition, SOCHi is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs.
• SOCHi is an NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider, a California Board of Registered Nursing CE Provider, and a California Board of Acupuncture CE Provider.
"Southern California Health Institute was a great kick start for me to get back into school again. They are just as great people as they are teachers and it really shows the moment you sit in a classroom with them."