Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program at SOCHI provide the scholar with education in all areas of medical billing and coding methods for both inpatient and outpatient settings. The program’s educational elements are implemented by and in cooperation with American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
SOCHI is a unique massage school in Los Angeles, California ideal for people looking to have a career in one of Healthcare's fastest growing.
AAPC is the nation’s highest education and credentialing organization for the business and income side of healthcare. Along with training in anatomy, medical terminology, physiology, the business of a medical service, ICD-10-PCS, and ICD-10-CM coding, and a capstone assembly; this program includes training and preparing in three major areas:
Medical Coding and Billing Certification Program
The Certified Professional Biller:
This section of the course and completion of the CPB® certification exam will prepare you to handle requests within a medical billing job at a physician’s office, within a health clinic and health facility, other health care entity, or as a claims analyst for insurance carriers.
Achievement will prepare the student to sit for the CPB® *certification exam (*required by most employers to work with applications as a Medical Biller)
The Certified Professional Coder:
This part of the course concentrated on coding in physician office environments and elevated the learner to read a medical chart and assign the right procedure codes (CPT®), diagnosis codes (ICD-9), and supply CMS codes (HCPCS) to code for a wide variety of clinical cases and help. (*ICD-10 coding will take area at a later point in this MBC program.)
Successful completion will prepare the student to sit for the CPC® *certification exam (*required by most employers to work assigning codes for payment on physician documentation.)
The Certified Inpatient Coder:
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be qualified to sit for certification exams as a CPC, CPB™ and CIC. The preparation, CPB, and CPC exam costs are implemented as part of the program, and the CIC content will be analyzed so that the student may pursue the inpatient coding certification on their own as their career path dictates.
Why Choose Medical Billing and Coding as a Career?
- $40,330 Average MBC Salary in California
- Work Full Time or Part Time at Home or in a Doctor’s Office
- High Demand Career in the growing healthcare industry
Healthcare is developing at a greater rate than most industries, and the raised number of patients and hospital charges means more work for medical coder and biller specialists.
Additionally just believe of the comfort you’ll get serving with physicians and other professionals in the medical profession. As a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist, you will be a valuable member of the team!