U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
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. Excludes "File Clerks" (43-4071).
Illustrative examples: Medical Records Specialist,
Health Information Systems Technician,
Health Information Coder,
Broad Occupation: 29-2070 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Minor Group: 29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010