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Medical Records Information Technician​ Courses

Expand your career opportunities and increase income potential by becoming an Electronic Health Records and Medical Records Information Technician​. Medical Records Information Technician​ Continuing Health Education courses provides an excellent opportunity to become a specialist in this growing and rewarding field. These online courses are convenient and flexible designed for knowledgeable and career driven Health Professionals. It is designed to provide a clear understanding of electronic health records and explains Medical Records in a very comprehensive manner. Students who complete these courses will gain the medical coding experience needed to succeed in this specialized career field and trained to pass the most popular medical coding certificate exams, such as CBCS CCS/CCS-P or CPC/CPC-H.

Medical Records Information Technician​

Medical Records Information Technician​

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

CREDENTIALS: BOC CBCS CPC CCS CCS-P CEHRS

WEEKS TO COMPLETE: (±) 70

CEU'S: 45

MEDICAL Records Information Technician​

CAREERS

Medical Records Information Technician​ Careers

The healthcare industry is in high demand for trained staff in medical office administration, managing health records and medical billing and coding. Electronic health records (EHR) and medical coding and billing training are becoming the new standard. This is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry with unlimited work opportunities at clinics, urgent care facilities, dental offices, nursing homes, chiropractic offices, hospitals, insurance companies. The need for heatlh care services are forecasted to increase as the society gets older. An aging populace will require more exams, medical treatments, and procedures. This will dictate more claims for reimbursement from insurance providers. Substantially more records, along with universal utilization of electronic health records ( EHRs ) by all types of healthcare providers will lead to an increased need for technicians to organize, manage and code the affiliated information in all areas of the health care industry. As EHR systems are more common, Medical Medical Records Information Technician​s with computer skills will be necessary to use them. Most Medical Medical Records Information Technician​s work in hospitals or physicians' offices. Others are employed in Nurse care facilities or for government entities. Technicians typically work at desks or in offices and may spend many hours in front of computer monitors.

 

According to the United States Department of Labor: Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.

Some medical billing and coding specialist learned on the job, but these days employers prefer employees with experience and certificate. Health information technicians typically need a postsecondary certificate to enter the occupation, although some may need an associate's degree. certificate is often required. Therefore more knowledgeable you are and with certificate in this profession the more valuable you are.

What Medical Records Information Technician​ Do.

Precise coding is essential to the successful operation of any health care facility or providers office, considering the fact that reported codes determine the amount of reimbursement received. Medical Records Information Technician​ deliver a primary service to hospitals, physician's offices and outpatient clinics. Whenever a patient receives a healthcare service electronic health records are employed to manage health condition and treatment information for insurance and reimbusment purposes. The healthcare service provider needs to document the services and convert them into a billing claim. Medical Records Information Technician​ manage and organize the health information databases and registries to assuring the accuracy, accessibility, privacy, and security of a patients health information. They abstract the data from documentation and use classification software to assign the most appropriate medical codes and make sure the practice receives payment for the services the health care provider performs. Electronic Health Records / Medical billing and coding Specialist routinely assess medical records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data. Medical Records Information Technician​ are typically employed in mostly all healthcare facilities.

Salary And Job Outlook of a Medical Records Information Technician​

The healthcare industry is in high demand for trained staff in medical office administration, managing health records and medical billing and coding. Electronic health records (EHR) and medical coding and billing training are becoming the new standard. This is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry with unlimited work opportunities at clinics, urgent care facilities, dental offices, nursing homes, chiropractic offices, hospitals, insurance companies.

 

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsThe median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $39,180 in May 2017. Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.


According to AAPC The average medical coder across all AAPC Enrollment (certified and non-certified) earns approximately $49,872 per year. The average medical coder with no certificate earns approximately $39,956 per year while Health Professionals with one certificate earns approximately $52,588. Medical coders who specialize and certify as a Certified Health Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®) or Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) averages over $64,000 annually.

Ways To Become A Medical Records Information Technician​

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POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL COURSES

Medical billing and coders typically graduate from postsecondary education courses. Although there are no formal educational requirements for becoming a Medical Medical Records Information Technician​ in most states, employers may prefer to hire those who have completed these courses. Courses for Medical Records are available from community colleges, vocational schools, technical schools, and universities and usually take about 1 year to complete. These courses lead to a certificate or diploma. Some community colleges offer 2-year courses that lead to an associate's degree. All courses include lessons in anatomy and Medical Terminology. In a many states there are no formal educational requirements. Many have an association diploma, or oequivalent and gain knowledge of medical billing and coding through there employer. High school students considering this profession should take courses in biology and anatomy.

 

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TRAINING AND CERTIFICATE

There are different ways to begin your career as a Medical Medical Records Information Technician​ . If you don't already have a degree or experience, certificate is the fastest route to earning credentials necessary. certificates are more specialized, than traditional education, and are focused on acquiring a particular set of skills. An applicant must pass an exam and have taken one of several routes to be eligible for each certificate. These routes include graduation from an accredited course and work experience, among others. In most cases, an applicant must be at least 18 years old before testing for certificate. For employers it simply means that there is less on-the-job training required, which saves them time, resources, and money.

Advantages Of Training and certificate

The Certified Billing and Coding Specialist is a Nationally acknowledged certificate. In this occupation those who are certified have a big advantage when searching for a job. A certificate is a way to stand out from any prospect and it is the simplest way to prove qualifications and a certain level of competence. There is less on-the-job training, which will save you and employers valuable time and resources. After experience, Medical Medical Records Information Technician​s can specialize and move into leadership roles. A certificate proves to employers that the candidate is serious about their profession.

NAHCE MRS

The NAHCE Medical Assistant Administrative Specialist Certificate and badge of completion (BOC) tells your employer that you have received the highest standards in Medical Assistant Administrative Specialist education, information, and knowledge meeting the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in this field. After receiving the NAHCE Medical Assistant Administrative Specialist (BOC) you will be trained to PASS all State and National certificate exams certificate exams.

 

NHA CBCS CEHRS

The NHA CBCS CEHRS are of a nationally accredited certificate program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The NHA exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical administrative professions. Whether you want to work in a doctor’s office or a large medical clinic, becoming certified with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team.

 

The NHA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) is a nationally accredited certification program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring an examination that meets the highest quality standards. 

The NHA exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical assisting profession. Whether you want to work in a doctor's office or a medical clinic, becoming a CCMA with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team. The purchase of NHA exam preparation materials or other educational products is not required to sit for any NCCA-accredited certificate exam offered by NHA, and does not guarantee a passing score on an examiNation. Exams accredited by the National Commission For Certifying Agencies (NCCA). The NCCA accredits certificate courses by providing an unbiased third-party review of our courses. Successful completion of this review results in accreditation. Those courses successfully going through this rigorous process have met certain standards and best practices to ensure that a legally defensible and psychometrically sound exam/assessment is delivered.

 

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL CODER (CPC®) CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL BILLER (CPB™)

The AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Certified Professional Biller (CPB™) certificates are Nationally accredited certificate, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The (CPC®) (CPB™) exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical billing and coding profession. Becoming a (CPC®) (CPB™) with AAPC shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a health care team.

 

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based(CCS-P®)

The AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based(CCS-P®) certificates are Nationally accredited certificate, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The (CPC®) (CPB™) exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical billing and coding profession.CCSs are skilled in classifying medical data from patient records, generally in a hospital setting. These coding practitioners:

 

CCS-Ps are coding practitioners who:

  • Specialize in physician-based settings such as physician offices, group practices, multi-specialty clinics, or specialty centers
  • Review patient records and assign numeric codes for each diagnosis and procedure
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of the CPT coding system and familiarity with the ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II coding systems
  • Are experts in health information documentation, data integrity, and quality
  • Play a critical role in a health provider's business operations, because patients' coded data is submitted to insurance companies or the government for expense reimbursement.

THE CERTIFIED MEDICAL Records Information Technician​

This is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry. MAA’s can work at clinics, urgent care facilities, dental offices, Nursing homes, chiropractic offices, hospitals, insurance companies.

MEDICAL RECORDS AND HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIANS

Percent Change In Employment, Projected 2016-24

Health technologists and technicians
23%
Medical records and health information technicians
13%
Other Healthcare Occupations
7%
All Occupations
7%

Note: All occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic, Employment Projections Program

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MEDICAL Records Information Technician​

PROGRAM COST AND FINANCING

Membership

HEALTH PROFESSIONAL ENROLLMENT

($3,105)

NAHCE Student Discount $1,655

$1450

PAYMENT OPTIONS: $299 DOWN $59 MONTH X20 TOTAL COST: $1,479 / $59.00 USD – MONTHLY

OR $349 DOWN $99 MONTH X11 TOTAL COST: $1,438 / $99.00 USD – MONTHLY

INTEGRATED COURSEWARE AND EBOOKS: PROCEDURE AND DIAGNOSIS CODING AND PRACTICUM 360 DAY ACCESS PURCHASED SEPARATELY/ INTEGRATED COURSEWARE AND EBOOK: ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS / INTEGRATED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS 360 DAY ACCESS PURCHASED SEPARATELY

CONVENIENT, MOBILE-FRIENDLY, SELF-PACED DIGITAL EXPERIENCE WITH MODERN STUDENT / INSTRUCTOR COMMUNICATION LINES AND SUCCESS COACHING AVAILABLE TO YOU 24 HOURS A DAY.

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