Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Give employers confidence in your data management knowledge and skills by becoming certified as an electronic health records specialist.

The security, completeness and accuracy of patient data are critical. In the healthcare industry, Electronic Health Records Specialists serve an important role, which is why most employers require a certification. The CEHRS is a nationally-recognized credential that can set you apart.

As an Electronic Health Records Specialist, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Audit patient records for compliance
  • Abstract clinical information for reports
  • Perform basic coding to submit reimbursement claims
  • Process Release of Information (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Review patient records to ensure completion and accuracy
  • Collect patient demographic and insurance information
  • Discuss patient information with physicians and insurance professionals

Government legislation has required healthcare organizations make the switch to EHR (Electronic Health Records), increasing the demand for Electronic Health Records Specialists. (Source)

Electronic Health Records Specialists are in high demand in hospitals, physicians’ offices, nursing homes and even government facilities.

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Answer these quick questions and find out if you meet all requirements to take the certification exam in your field.