Daughters of Charity
Based on supervisory needs and the growth of the health centers, the medical billing and coding position was identified as a path for front-office billers and accounts receivable specialists to move up the career ladder. Daughters of Charity specifically prepares front-office personnel to become certified medical billers and coders.
Hudson Thomas Program
The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System (VA) provides primary, specialty, and mental health services for veterans. The VA developed the Hudson Thomas Program to provide a foundation for career advancement, providing fundamental skills to incumbent entry level employees that will prepare them for upward mobility.
Medical Assistant NOW Partnership (MA NOW)
The MA NOW program is designed specifically to address barriers to employment with education and on-the-job training as well as the wraparound, supportive services that will enable participants to be successful. Ochsner partnered with Delgado Community College, the largest and oldest community college in the state, to train jobseekers for the medical assistant role.