Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
Pellissippi State Community College is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Non-Discrimination Policy.
The Medical Insurance Coding and Reimbursement curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical coding, insurance and health-care claim processing. Classroom instruction includes use of CPT, ICD, and HCPCS coding processes, as well as the processing of medical insurance claims and medical billing procedures. Students completing the curriculum may wish to take the electronic health records specialist certification exam or billing and coding specialist certification exam administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or the coding professional certification exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the coding assistant certification exam through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Courses in each level (Foundation, Core, Advanced Track I and Advanced Track II) must be completed prior to advancing to the next level. Where more than one course is offered within a level, courses may be taken in any sequence.