BECOME An electronic health
records professional
Certified Electronic Health Record Professional



Electronic Health Record Professionals work in various healthcare facilities namely the Hospitals, Clinics, Multi-provider Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, and many more areas in healthcare. The duties of Electronic Health Record Professionals are very similar to those of an Administrative Medical Assistant may vary with specialty, and size of the practice. Electronic Health Record Professionals mainly perform tasks in medical offices, clinics, hospitals of healthcare providers such as the physician and/or other healthcare professionals.  

​The duties of Electronic Health Record Professionals vary from facility to facility; however, the administrative duties include tasks such as managing the front office with medical reception, handling phone calls, scheduling appointments, scheduling follow-ups, assisting managing office finances, handling patient medical records by creating, storing, updating them using an Electronic Health Record Software (EHR), other duties may include obtaining pre-authorization from insurance companies, using codes for billing the insurance companies, maintaining and ordering medical supplies, maintaining equipment logs, patient checking and check outs and other administrative duties as assigned by the facility.


Candidates registering for the exam must qualify in (at-least 1) of the GROUPS (A or B or C) as shown below. Training and experience may be completed within united states of america or outside united states of america. 




Training or


(Nationally or Internationally)




Have work experience



Veteran Memorial Service



Must submit proof of education or experience.



Administrative & Clerical Skills

Managing Front Office Duties

Communication with Patients

Provide Patient Education

Enter Patient Data using EHR Software

Enter Specimen Data using EHR Software

Appointment Scheduling using EHR Software

Follow Up Scheduling using EHR Software

Office Finances using EHR Software

Billing and Coding using EHR Software

Opening and Closing Office

Exam Test Plan

The exam content topic includes the following:

  1. Record Management

  2. Health Insurance

  3. Billing and Finances

  4. Spoken and Written Communication

  5. Medical Front Office Management



AECA believes in continuing education more frequently so that the candidate can have a constant touch with knowledge, Candidate’s are required to attend the continuing education units / credits every year to renew their certification.


Certification is required to be renewed annually.

On submitting a renewal application the candidate will receive an email with links to CEUs that must be completed and submitted online. 

Fee Schedule for Renewal

Renewal Fee: $50


Certification that are expired must apply for reinstatement.

If you wish to apply to reinstate your expired certification you may proceed by submitting a reinstatement application. 


Fee Schedule for Reinstatement

Expired Less than 1 Year: $99  

Expired More than 1 Year but Less than 2 Years: $199