Medical Records Specialist

Starting Salary

$32,852
NC Triangle area

Median Annual Wage

$41,036
NC Triangle area
26
% Some College, No Degree
20
% Associate Degree

Job Outlook

+11%
NC Triangle area

Annual Job Openings

1914
NC Triangle area
Medical staff relies on a patient's chart to properly treat them.

Medical records specialists compile, process, and maintain these records in accordance with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements. They review the documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the aforementioned regulations, and ask doctors questions about the records when needed.

The Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Coding non-credit programs at ʿⱦapp covers how to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage, and report health information. Graduates are eligible to work in hospitals, rehab facilities, long-term care facilities, health insurance organizations, outpatient clinics, mental health facilities, and home health organizations.