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29-2071.00    Medical Records and Health Information Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Administrative Technician
  • Medical Biller Coder
  • Medical Billing Coder
  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Care Evaluation Specialist
  • Medical Claims Processor
  • Medical Clerk
  • Medical Coder
  • Medical Coding Technician
  • Medical Data Analyst
  • Medical Insurance Coder
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Technician
  • Medical Record Analyst
  • Medical Record Assistant
  • Medical Record Clerk
  • Medical Record Coder
  • Medical Record Completion Technician
  • Medical Record Consultant
  • Medical Record Indexer
  • Medical Record Specialist
  • Medical Record Technician, Transcriptionist (Medical Record Tech, Transcriptionist)
  • Medical Records Administrator
  • Medical Records Analyst
  • Medical Records Assistant
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Medical Records Coder
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Medical Records Custodian
  • Medical Records Director
  • Medical Records Liaison
  • Medical Records Manager
  • Medical Records Nurse Supervisor
  • Medical Records Release of Information Clerk
  • Medical Records Scanning Specialist
  • Medical Records Specialist
  • Medical Records Supervisor
  • Medical Records Technician (Medical Records Tech)
  • Medical Records/Staffing Coordinator
  • Medical Reimbursement Specialist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Transcriber
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Ambulatory Medical Coder
  • Certified Medical Coder
  • Health Information Management Medical Records (HIM Medical Records)
  • Office Manager/Medical Records

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.


  • Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, or use of hospital beds.
  • Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts.
  • Manage the department or supervise clerical workers, directing or controlling activities of personnel in the medical records department.
  • Post medical insurance billings.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
  • Train medical records staff.
  • Transcribe medical reports.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Monitor medical facility activities to ensure adherence to standards or regulations.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Present medical research reports.
  • Process medical billing information.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Supervise medical support personnel.
  • Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel.