Electronic Health Record
Certification (EHRC)

Role of an Electronic Health Records Specialist

An Electronic Health Records Specialist can compile, process, and maintain medical records of patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. Electronic Health Record Specialists also classify medical and healthcare concepts, including diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into the healthcare industry’s numerical coding system.

Exam Information

  • Abbreviation: EHRC
  • Total Number of questions on exam: 100
  • Allotted time for exam: 2 hours
  • Modality available: Online, Paper/Pencil
  • Live Remote Proctoring Available: Yes
  • Cost: $119.00 (Study material included)
  • AMCA EHRC Exam Statistics


  • Entry Level Billing and Coding (30%)
  • Electronic Health Records/Functionality (37%)
  • Medical Administrative (21%)
  • Medical Law and Ethics (12%)
For more information, please view the Certification Program Outline and Exam Blueprint.

Additional Information

If you would like to learn more about the role of an Electronic Health Records Specialist, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

State Guidelines

The laws and regulations pertaining to minimum requirements and the allied health industry vary by state. It is highly recommended that test candidates familiarize themselves with their particular states rules and regulations regarding certification requirements.
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