Dr Pepper McCoy

Adjunct Faculty, DEIAA Educator, CBPR Researcher, Human Rights Activist, and Writer
Dr Pepper

Dr Pepper McCoy

Adjunct Faculty, DEIAA Educator, CBPR Researcher, Human Rights Activist, and Writer
Advocate Location
Sacramento , CA 95819
Insurance & Billing
Other Services
Medical Guidance
TeleAdvocacy Available
Offers FREE Initial Consultation
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How I Can Help
Healthcare insurance and billing support professional - Trained in conflict resolution, compassionate, and relentless at aiding clients with receiving covered medical care and benefits, as well as help with claims, coverage, medical equipment acquisition, or address medical billing errors.

Decision Support Advocate - Need help interpreting medical diagnosis, deciding on physician recommended treatment options “What Works” for your condition(s)? Need help with securing an informed second opinion? Geriatric Care? Referrals? Or help communicating your concerns to your doctor?

Recovery & Wellness Advocate - Discharged, Now what? Need help navigating recovery treatment options and/or care transition? I can Inform, Encourage and Guide your wellness and rehabilitation recovery.

I'm a professional listener, good communicator, energetic motivator, problem solver and possess effective decision making techniques with helping you choose treatments and/or programs/services that meet your healthcare needs.

I possess specialized behavioral mental health qualifications, high emotional intelligence, empathy, and the interpersonal skills to help encourage and guide your wellness and rehabilitation recovery.
Important Information About Me
  • I offer a FREE Initial Consultation
  • I offer TeleAdvocacy Service
  • I am insured
  • My geographical area of practice is United States
Why I Became A Professional Health Care Advocate
My background encompasses psychology, sociology, counseling, and interdisciplinary behavioral science, research and practice, as well as associate and adjunct faculty professor experiences.

I have also worked with interdisciplinary research/clinical teams in a variety of educational and healthcare settings and disseminated best practice evidence that is designed to improve community healthcare practices, and patient’s physical, psychological, and psychosocial outcomes.

Personally, a head-on collision due to a drunk and drugged driver and the related years of recovery and rehabilitation was an initial impetus to help others negotiate the arduous medical/healthcare process. I have assisted and supported clients, family members and/or friends navigate the healthcare system and recovery process.
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Formal Education
The University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., Social Work, 2014
University Houston Main Campus, MSW, 2006
Louisiana State University A&M College, BA, 2004
Faith Experience
  • Christianity
Additional Skills
As a former collegiate athlete and current fitness enthusiast, I'm particularly knowledgeable about assisting current and former athletes during injury recovery and wellness.
Professional Affiliations
Doctorate of Philosophy in Social Work (PhD)
Licensed Master Social Worker - LMSW
Associate Faculty Professor
Adjunct Faculty Professor
Community-based Participatory Researcher
Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) I Certification