Electronic Health Records

The Electronic Health Record Specialist non-credit course provides training for organizing and managing patient health data in digital and hard-copy formats, ensuring the security, completeness and accuracy of patient data while keeping a sharp eye on details and potential discrepancies.

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Skills Learned

  • audit patient records for compliance
  • abstract clinical information for reports
  • perform basic coding to submit CMS1500 claims
  • review patient records for completeness and accuracy
  • effectively communicate with health care providers

Employment Opportunities

Trained electronic health record specialists work with doctors, insurance personnel, healthcare administrators and other professionals in a variety of health and medical environments, including physician offices, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, health agencies and more.

Job Outlook

  • hospitals
  • physicians' offices
  • nursing homes
  • government facilities

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS)

Class Details for Electronic Health Records

Fall 2020

  • 5 weeks (07/21/2020 – 08/20/2020)

Lecture Dates

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Professional Development Training

  • TBA

Certification Exam

  • CEHRS

Location
Virtual Course


Medical Biller - Coder Specialist

The course features advanced functions of Billing & Coding as well as developing skills and knowledge to successfully submit and appeal CMS claims. Billing & Coding Specialists work in all insurance, healthcare setting and some governmental agencies with reviewing, paying, denying and appealing claims.

Skills Learned

  • How to submit and appeal a CMS claim using electronic software
  • Basic knowledge in coding, documentation, auditing, legal aspects of record release
  • Computer and workplace etiquette
  • Soft skills training

Employment Opportunities
Trained Medical Billing and Coding specialists work with doctors, insurance personnel, healthcare administrators and other professionals in a variety of health and medical environments, including physician offices, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, health agencies and more.

Job Outlook

  • Insurance
  • Healthcare settings
  • Government facilities

Industry Certification
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist  (CBCS)