Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Online, e-learning, or distance learning
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
A. Description: Two courses: UHIT 195 (4 modules) and the 21stCentury Skillscourse, Creative Problem Solving, are designed to prepare students for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) national certification exam with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for positions such as Medical Records Specialists, Health Information Technologists, and Medical Registrars.
Learners will receive an overview of healthcare delivery systems and an introduction to Health Information Management Systems (HIMS). This includes the medical model of healthcare and delivery, public policy, healthcare finance and regulation, data content structures and standards; an overview of the electronic health record, software, administrative management, scheduling, and patient management, HIPAA and HIM roles and functions. Includes clinical inputs and outputs, coding, billing, reimbursement, and more.
1. Identify collections, PHI, registration procedures, and electronic health records (EHR) interoperability and standards.
2. Determine how the law is applied to healthcare practices and health records as legal documents
3. Apply terms utilized with EHR systems and federal regulations such as HIPAA and HITECH.
4. Identify health insurance plans and how it affects the provider, employee, patient, and policyholder.
5. Identify estimated costs associated with patient care after insurance reimbursement.
6. Determine when insurance verification, preauthorizations, referrals, and patient encounters should be completed.
7. Distinguish differences between ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, HCPCS, and billing claim forms.
There are five domains (areas) listed in the CEHRS Test Plan:
1. Nonclinical Operations
2. Clinical Operations
3. Revenue Cycle Finance
4. Regulatory Compliance
**** Take the PimaFastTrack: Health Information Technologies HIT: Medical Billing & Coding program, in addition to this program, and receive a reduced rate for BOTH programs—2,695.00.
B. Total Cost of Program: In-state = 1275.00; out-of-state = 1275.00
C. List of books: None
D. List of supplies required: Access to a reliable computer and Internet access
E. WIOA contact: Sharon Macias; firstname.lastname@example.org; 520-724-7653
F. Website link: https://ce.pima.edu/training/health-professions/
G. Additional information:
Background check required: May be needed for employment
Other requirements needed: Immunizations and vaccinations may be needed by an employer
H. Refund policy: No refunds after day one in program.
Industry-recognized: Yes; CEHRS, https://www.nhanow.com/certification/nha-certifications/certified-electronic-health-records-specialist-(cehrs). National Healthcare Association (NHA)
Stackable: Yes; Medical Billing and Coding Certificate and/or the Health Information Technology AAS Degree
Portable: Yes: Training is recognized in other geographic areas
Accredited Curriculum: No
J. Credential Attainment Rate: This is a new program. In 12 months, we will document how many people participated in the program. In 24 months, we will document how many people completed the program and how many people earned certifications.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
6 - ARIZONA@WORK Pima County
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
No refunds after day one in program
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$1,275.00 Take the PimaFastTrack: Health Information Technologies HIT: Medical Billing & Coding program, in addition to this program, and receive a reduced rate for BOTH programs—2,695.00.
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost