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MEDICAL CARE PROGRAM ASSOCIATE II

Recruitment #22-004395-0001

GRADE

ASTD11

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Office of Enterprise Technology, Division of Claims, Baltimore MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this full-time position will be to process and enter data for medical claims in the Claims Processing Unit in the Office of Systems, Operations and Pharmacy in Medical Care Programs at the Maryland Department of Health. This position will be responsible for the accurate and timely front end adjudication of medical claims for fee for service inpatient, outpatient facility and professional services. Normal processing includes date entry of the claim, the review and interpretation benefits and edit/audit resolution, claim payment and routing claims for review to OHS for resolution. This position will also follow all state and federal regulations when determining responsible payer, coding of the claims and ensuring that clean claims are filed to each payer. This employee must have good interpersonal skills, the ability to complete correspondence and applicable forms to obtain information necessary for claim adjudication. Processing of some claims may require reviewing letters from physicians to determine payable procedures and/or recipient/provider eligibility. This position will have many changing processing procedures, provider/recipient eligibility determination and system modifications. This position will also process and/or complete 3% audits/quality control reviews with claims in an accurate and timely manner in order to meet state and federal requirements while maintaining acceptable performance levels based upon standards for production and quality. In addition, this position will assist with MCO capitation processes. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  Two years of clerical experience applying policies in a medical care, health insurance or federal or State entitlement program.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional general clerical experience on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should possess:
  • Experience with MMIS system of payment for Medicaid provider
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting data on claim forms
  • Experience applying policies and regulations when processing Medicaid claims
  • Experience maintaining good interpersonal skills

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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