Medical Coding & Insurance Billing
Medical Coding & Insurance Billing provides theoretical & practical training in fundamental electronic Medical Billing and Coding skills that are essential to the modern-day medical office. You will learn all about common medical procedures that are performed in the average medical office, and how to properly and effectively code and bill for those medical procedures to assure prompt insurance reimbursement. Doctors prefer to focus upon diagnosing and treating patients; so when you become a successful medical coding and insurance billing professional, you will also become an essential and valued member of the medical office team.
If you are a detail-oriented, organized person who loves to work in the fast-paced medical environment, then this career is worth your serious consideration. California Healing Arts College will teach you what you need to know and will assist you with finding employment after you graduate. The Medical Coding & Insurance Billing Program is an entry-level program designed to teach you anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and the coding and billing skills you will need to work in the average medical office, clinic, and hospital setting. We invite you to call us for more information, and to schedule a visit of our campus today!
What is Medical Coding & Insurance Billing?
A Medical Coding & Insurance Billing program at the California Healing Arts College (CHAC) prepares individuals to effectively and efficiently maintain a patient’s medical record and other health and medical information. Medical Coding & Insurance Billing is an important behind-the-scenes part of our health care system. Certified Medical Coders & Billers communicate between medical offices, patients & insurance companies. By assigning letters & numbers to diseases & conditions, injuries & medical procedures, they speed up the process of payment.
Program Length Class Schedule
36 Weeks • 800 Clock Hours (additional hours required for class preparation and homework) • 43 Credit Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 1 pm or 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
(20 Hours per week with breaks)
Please check with the Admissions Department for the start dates and schedules of a particular program.
Tuition and Fees
California Healing Arts College participates in several types of funding programs, and we offer several options for tuition payment. A staff of well-qualified financial aid advisors are available to advise and assist you in applying for aid. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance if unable to meet educational costs on their own.
Our Career Services staff is eager to provide placement assistance to all graduates, including résumé preparation, job-seeking skills, and interviewing techniques. To enhance your career planning, a review of these items will be supplemented with job leads after successful completion of the program. While we cannot guarantee employment, Career Services will assist in securing a job that’s right for you.
- Provide valid documentation of negative tests for Tuberculosis and Hepatitis B in order to be placed at extern. For the “day” schedule, this must be done within six (6) months of the student’s start date; for the “evening” schedule, this must be done within nine (9) months of the start date.
- Be at least 18 years old. If younger than 18, the applicant must provide a valid high school diploma or equivalent.
- Provide a valid high school diploma or equivalent.
- Interview with an admissions representative and tour the campus.
- Complete all requisite forms in the admissions packet.
Call us toll free at (310) 826-7622 to learn first-hand how California Healing Arts College can help you change your life today!
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