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Recruitment #22-004395-0069






MDH, Office of Medicaid Provider Services, 201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this full time contractual position is to process and data entry medical claims in the Claims Processing Unit in the Office of Systems, Operations and Pharmacy in Medical Care Programs at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 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 data 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 follow all state & federal regulations when determining responsible payer, coding of the claims and ensuring that clean claims are filed to each payer. This position should 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 has many changing processing procedures, provider/recipient eligibility determination and system modifications. The position will 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. This position may assist with MCO capitation processes. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


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.


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.


The desired candidate should have experience with the MMIS system of payment for Medicaid provider, reviewing and interpreting data on claim forms, applying policies and regulations when processing Medicaid claims, and good interpersonal skills.


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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


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

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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