2.5 Million

10 year Job Growth

$31,000

Avg. Starting Salary1

Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is one of the nation’s largest allied health certification providers. Since 1989, the NHA has helped thousands of schools across the nation produce better professionals and better program outcomes. Individuals who pass their certification exam will be recognized as Nationally Certified Healthcare professionals and will earn credentials to use with their name, a certification ID card and a certificate. To be eligible to earn an NHA certification, a candidate must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and be at least 18 years of age.

CEHRS Certification Detail

Become a medical records specialist with a CEHRS certification through the NHA. A Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist provides critical support to healthcare facilities in the proper handling of patient information and national certification will lead to a fulfilling career.

CEHRS Certification Skills Gained

  • Audit patient records for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Document examination information, scheduling treatments and process laboratory tests
  • Collect 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 (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Review patient records to ensure they are complete, and collect patient demographic and insurance information

CEHRS Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Electronic Medical Record Associate

Electronic Medical Record Assosicates 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 health care system.

$21000 - $40000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

Records Documentation Specialist

Compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.

$32000 - $69000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

Medical Records Clerk

Compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.

$21000 - $40000
Estimated Salary1
1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.