About

Preparatory & Training Course

Thank you for your interest in the Professional Medical Coding Curriculum (PMCC). Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy (CUHA) is an authorized post-secondary school under the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

CUHA is distinctive as the only 17-week (4-months) accelerated preparatory and training course in the Memphis area that offers extensive and thorough training for students to pass the national certification medical coding examination successfully.

CUHA offers distance learning for both hybrid and blended learning. Review the program overview for more details. If the class is traditional, the school is space is the University of T.N. A tour of the building will be provided to the student on the first day of class. Directions to the UT GEB will be provided once enrollment is completed.

All students should review the catalog for more details: for tuition, official transcripts, pre-requisite class requirements, refunds, textbooks, workbooks, CUHA's instructors are the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) approved to teach the Professional Medical Coding Curriculum (PMCC). The AAPC sponsors the PMCC program, and the American Nurses Credential accredits this program on Commission & Utah Nurses Association.

Please visit AAPC's website www.aapc.com to obtain further information about the PMCC along with other certifications offered:

  • CPC (Physician Coding)
  • COC (Outpatient Coding)
  • CPC-P (Payer)
  • CPB (Billing)
  • Several Specialty Examinations
  • This information is located under the AAPC's education tab at the top of the home page.

Both full-time and part-time students are accepted. Maximum full-time students allowed per the classroom are 15 plus.

However, part-time students have more than two years of coding experience or have had previous coding classes and are only interested in individual classes (CEU's). If you are a member of AAPC, please ask about the class fees, etc.

Mission

Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy mission is to:

  • Elevate baseline comprehension of medical coding concepts, practices, and guidelines.
  • Promote personal growth that will foster and develop lifelong experiences professionally and academically.
  • Provide high-quality educational learning experiences that are meaningful and simple.
  • Transfer knowledge through the instruction of modern education activity, traditional/distance learning course work, and professional education.
  • Embrace a diverse student population engaged in personal enrichment, the pursuit of successful careers, and meaningful participation in a global society.
Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy
Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

The disclosure on the transferability of credits shall be as follows: Credits earned at [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy]. You should obtain confirmation that [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] before executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer, and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution.

It is highly recommended, and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. (TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED, TITLE 49, CHAPTER 7, PART 1, 49-7-1_.)

Job Placement & Graduation Information

[Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy] is authorized for operation as a post-secondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by [Codes Unlimited Healthcare Academy], please visit "Tennessee Higher Education Commission" at www.tn.gov/thec and click on the "Authorized Institutions Data button."

CUHA is required by Rule 1540-1-2-.20(3)(a) www.tn.gov/thec. to ensure its compliance with Tennessee Code Annotated 49-7-2019 as well as Rule 1540-1-2-.20(3).

Student Grievance Procedure:

Please submit any complaints to:

  • Donna Martin, Owner & Director
  • P. O. Box 753056, Memphis, Tennessee
  • If a complaint is not settled at the institutional level, the student may contact the:
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission,
  • Nashville, TN 37243-0830.
  • (615) 741-5293

Disclaimer Statements

  • CUHA does not guarantee the passing of the American Academy Professional Coders (AAPC) national certification exam.
  • Students are responsible for submitting national exam applications to the AAPC three weeks in advance of the next scheduled exam date.
  • CUHA reserve the right to restrict providing recommendation letters and/or employer references to students that are not in good standing.
  • CUHA reserve the right to assist student with gainful employment as long as students comply with suggestions and/or recommendations provided by the school (CUHA). Student will be given the opportunity to accept and/or decline externship along with employment opportunities.
  • CUHA reserve the right to restrict awarding externship or internship opportunities to students that are not in GOOD standing.
  • CUHA reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient class enrollment and/or any unforeseen circumstances.
  • CUHA reserve the right to prohibit video/audio recording of classes when student's intent is to sell or reproduce materials/information provided. Student must obtain permission to record via video or audio.
  • CUHA reserve the right to suspend or dismiss at any time, any student whom it deems "unsatisfactory" for any reason that includes but not limited to:
  • 1 Fails to attend the sufficient class hours as described in the attendance policy,
  • 2 Fails to maintain passing grades,
  • 3 Engages in improper or unlawful conduct,
  • 4 Disruptive classroom behavior
  • 5 Maliciously destroy or damage school property; student will be held liable for repair or replacement to the damaged property
  • 6 Conduct themselves in such a manner that discredits the School. Refer to student conduct policy.
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