Many clinic or hospital administrators find that a good medical records specialist is an essential elements of creating an efficient healthcare environment. These employees help ensure prompt billing and responses from insurance healthcare providers, as well as facilitate portability of essential information when patients seek second opinions or the work of specialists.
Medical Records Specialist Tasks
Ensure that all diagnoses are ranked properly.
Ensure that factors necessary for an DRG (Diagnostic Related Group) are present.
Assign and record an accurate code to all diagnoses and procedures.
Provide information and respond to questions regarding medical documentation.