CEHRS - Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

A Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) is the nationally recognized certification for Electronic Health Record Specialists. This program prepares students to use and understand electronic records in a medical setting. The CEHRS is responsible for maintaining the integrity and protecting the privacy and security of patient information.

As a Certified EHR Specialist, you may perform some of the following tasks:
  • Audit patient records for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Documenting examination information, scheduling treatments, and process laboratory tests
  • Abstract 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 requests for medical records
  • Review patient records to ensure they are complete, and collect patient demographic and insurance information
Attaining certification as an Electronic Health Records Specialist shows potential employers that the student has the competence and expertise to succeed in this role. Certification will improve job opportunities and the locations for employability, as well as increasing the pay scale.

Prerequisite: Anatomy & Physiology with Medical Terminology - included with course

one time



$99.99 / mo
12 months
These courses are Fast Track versions of the MedCerts™ online certification courses. Each one is designed to quickly and efficiently prepare a motivated student to take a single national certification examination. They offer an efficient, cost-effective route to your new career in healthcare.