For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Gina Yacovelli, MAT, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CPB

Contact Information

Gina Yacovelli

MAT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CPB

Instructor of Drexel Medical Billing and Coding Program
Health Administration Department

Gina Yacovelli joined the Health Administration department in August 2019. She earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Yacovelli has 13 years’ experience in education and holds professional certifications including certified coding specialist (CCS), certified coding specialist-physician-based (CCS-P), certified professional coder (CPC), certified professional medical auditor (CPMA) certified evaluation and management coder (CEMC), and certified professional biller (CPB). Yacovelli was instrumental in rewriting the medical coding curriculum to meet national board standards at the institution where she previously studied. She also updated the AAPC CPC test prep program which allowed many students to obtain their AAPC credentials. Yacovelli quickly advanced in her career by becoming a coding and compliance specialist for consulting firms auditing medical records for several large hospital organizations.

Professional Society

Member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), National Alliance of Medical Accreditation Specialists (NAMAS) and American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

Research Interests

Evaluation & Management coding, Neurosurgery coding

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA – Doctor of Health Sciences – ECD: 2023

Network Learning Institute, Mt. Laurel, NJ - Medical Administration with Billing and Coding - 2017

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA – Master of Arts in Teaching – 2008

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA – Bachelor of Fine Arts – 2006