Debra Jones, CPC

Manager, Coding Analyst Team

Coding and classification

Debra Jones brings over 23 years of diverse coding, revenue and project management experience to 3M. Debra joined 3M in 2009 as a Coding Analyst. Since 2010 she has led the Coding Analyst team and, as current manger, has seen the successful growth of the team from three analysts to ten. Debra and her team partner with 3M clients across multiple products and are committed to providing superior customer service and support. Prior to joining 3M, Debra managed both a systems support team and a coding department for a large multi-specialty physician group within a large Health Care System. Debra served as a Project Manager for multiple operational and financial improvement initiatives including: billing and system upgrades, new software implementations, Q/I registration process projects, and coding and education initiatives. During that time she also went onto receive her PMCC certification and implemented and led a coding education program designed to develop key staff in the areas of coding and compliance. In addition, Debra designed and managed the establishment of a new coding department to operationalize coding improvement processes to audit and analyze each of the over 35 departments coding practices. Debra earned her CPC credentials in 2001 along with her PMCC certification in 2002. She is also a past president of her AAPC Local Chapter.