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10 Weeks

Program Length

CEHRS

Certifications

29,000

Avg. Starting Salary
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What does an Electronic Health Records Specialist do?

With a medical records certification, you’ll provide crucial support to healthcare providers through appropriate handling of patient data and health records, document management and more. You’ll be a valuable employee in physician’s offices, urgent care centers, nursing home facilities, wellness clinics and hospitals, and an expert in EMR systems.

20,628
Entry Level Jobs Available In The US
According to Burning Glass jobs data, Electronic Health Records Specialist will see available jobs grow 13.5% over the next ten years

Electronic Health Records SpecialistMedCerts Tuition Options

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Training Options ForElectronic Health Records Specialist

MedCerts programs are one of the fastest and most affordable ways to receive a quality education that leads not only to a credential, but also a career

MedCerts Two and Four Year Colleges Other Online Programs
Program & Tuition Cost $4000 average Up to $20,000 $3000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3-6 months 24-48 months 3-6 months
Schedule/Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set Class Schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None - 100% online On-Campus Classrooms None - 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors - text/call/email access Professors - scheduled office hours Support Inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies - typically videos & presentations

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“I am so glad that I chose MedCerts online training program. This is a great school to learn valuable skills for starting a new career within the medical field or if a person is already in a medical environment and want to enhance their learning to go to another level. I just took my CEHRS National Exam on Saturday and have gotten my results back within 24 hours online. I PASSED!!! I am so overjoyed and thankful!:)...I would like to thank my Senior Academic Adviser who helped me to review for the exam. She is so patient and very knowledgeable in detail and answered any questions I had while we studied together. She was so confident in me that I will do great and that helped me to think positively that I would do well and pass!:).”

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skills gained

  • Audit patient records for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Document examination information, scheduling treatments and process laboratory tests
  • Collect clinical information for inclusion in reports such as quality improvement studies
  • Perform basic coding to submit claims for reimbursement for insurers
  • Process release of information (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Review patient records to ensure they are complete, and collect patient demographic and insurance information
  • Understand the use of financial, statistical and census reports; as well as invoices, claims and other forms
  • Maintain confidentiality through Privacy and Security of HIPAA / HITECH
Enrollment Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Web browser with internet connection
  • Course registration & payment
Materials Included
  • Expert-led video based training
  • eBook: Integrated Electronic Health Records
  • Competency assessments
  • National Certification exam fee
Student Services
  • Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  • Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  • Exam preparation process
  • Career Services Advisor

courses taken

HI 1014

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology

96 hours
Length
6 Week
Duration

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the language of medicine, through the study of prefixes, suffixes, root words, abbreviation, and pronunciation of words. The curriculum also includes an overview of anatomy and physiology in order to increase the understanding of medical vocabulary. Students will examine the organization of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, hematic, lymphatic and immune, and cardiovascular systems in the human body. They will become familiar with the medical terms that relate to the respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and excretory systems. Students will also examine terms related to the sensory organs, with a concentration on the organs for hearing, sight, and smell. This course will prepare students to better understand spoken and written interactions in all medical environments.

  • Recognize the structure and function of the 11 body systems and their organs
  • Understand the medical language that is used to describe those systems
  • Analyze and understand medical terms by breaking down their word components
  • Appreciate the major diseases and conditions related to the human body
  • Apply your knowledge within the healthcare setting
HI 1018

Electronic Health Records

64 hours
Length
4 Week
Duration

This course provides students with the skills and certifications for the development and maintenance of electronic health records in both facility and private practice environments. Upon completion of this course, students will be qualified to sit for the CEHRS, and will have gained the knowledge required to perform a variety office functions necessary in the digital/electronic age. Students are introduced to, and are provided training and practical application of skills in a variety of areas related to Electronic Health Records. Ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements will be covered along with training in the hands-on Electronic Health Record software. Students will also receive comprehensive training in the areas of Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting, the Health Insurance Claim Form, Third-Party Reimbursement, Banking Services and Procedures, Health Information Management, Computers in the Medical Office, Medical Records Management, and much more.

  • Background in Software & Applications
  • Basic Insurance & Billing practices
  • Understand Electronic record keeping Chart components
  • The Regulatory Compliance Laws
  • How to identify differences between Reports
COURSES DURATION
HI 1014 6
HI 1018 4
Total Program Duration 10 Week

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Electronic Health Records SpecialistJob Opportunities

Electronic Health Records Specialist

$25000 – $62840
Estimated Salary

Entry-Level

Medical Records Clerk

$21000 – $40000
Estimated Salary

Career Potential

EMR and EHR Assistant

$35000 – $74000
Estimated Salary