As a medical records specialist you will compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. These tasks aid the employer with medical billing and coding. Work can be performed at a medical facility or in a work-from-home format. The annual median wage for medical records specialists in Vermont is $46,000. Many employed in this field receive employment benefits that include health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings.

The medical records specialist apprenticeship includes five college-level courses paired with on-the-job training. The apprenticeship is a great way to start on the path to CCV’s medical billing and coding certificate.

Related Instruction for Medical Records Specialist Apprenticeship
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
AHS 1205Medical Terminology3
AHS 1015Intro to Health Information Systems3
AHS 2121Medical Coding I3
AHS 2122Medical Coding II3
AHS 2165Health Insurance Reimbursement & Billing3

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