Learners will review the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.
After completing this program, learners will be able to:
Describe the role of the electronic health record specialist
Explain the organization, storage, and management of the health record in a medical facility
Explain the legal requirements related to health records and patient information
Use EHR software to perform health record tasks
Explain how the health record information is used to complete the claim information
Discuss various reimbursement methodologies
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians - $20.50 hourly, $42,630 annual / 29%
Applicable jobs once certification is received:
Medical Records Specialist - Organizes and maintain health information both in paper files and in electronic systems. They check data for accuracy, assign codes for insurance reimbursement, record information and keep file folders and electronic databases up-to-date.
Medical Administrative Specialist - Serves a key role in medical office, clinic and hospital settings. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management of practice finances, information processing, and fundamental office management tasks.
Please note this list is not inclusive of all opportunities.