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Medical Records Manager in the United States

How much does a Medical Records Manager earn in the United States? The average Medical Records Manager salary in the United States is $90,302 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $74,514 and $107,355. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Manages and oversees the medical records function within a healthcare organization. Responsible for the accuracy, completeness, confidentiality, and security of all healthcare information. Ensures all the healthcare information management processes and practices comply with applicable JCAHO and other required regulations and policies. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to head of a unit/department. Requires Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

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