Medical Records Specialists

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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. Classify medical and healthcare concepts, including diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment, into the healthcare industry's numerical coding system. Includes medical coders.

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People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit66.80%
  2. Private, not for profit23.50%
  3. State and local government5.05%
  4. Federal government3.08%
  5. Self-employed1.46%

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