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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the dedicated and talented staff of the Kansas City CARE Clinic. The majority of positions at the Clinic are supported by governmental or private grants and continuance of grant funding is outside of the direct control of the Clinic. Therefore, employment is not guaranteed if funding is reduced or eliminated.

The Clinic is committed to our staff and volunteers and the Clinic is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other reason prohibited by law.

These are some of the benefits that the Clinic offers employees: Health and Dental Insurance, Cafeteria Plan, Life/LTD/AD&D, 403B Retirement Plan, Vacation Days, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays. (Benefits offered are subject to change.)

Billing and Coding Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 1157
  • Job Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 01, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

The Billing and Coding Specialist works with Billing Coordinator and performs billing and coding compliance.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a comprehensive review of health record documentation, superbill and other reporting tools to identify all services and procedures performed by providers performing clinical services.
  • Assigns appropriate CPT and HCPCS Level II procedure codes (and modifiers as needed), according to established guidelines.
  • Assigns appropriate ICD-10CM diagnosis codes selecting the codes that accurately describe the documented condition for which the service or procedure was performed, according to established guidelines.
  • Assures the final diagnosis and procedures as stated by the physician are valid and complete
  • Obtains and submits copies of medical documentation as required or requested by third party payers.
  • Analyzes and resolves claim rejections and denials related to coding issues.
  • Identifies trends and ongoing problems related to medical documentation and recommends possible solutions
  • Ensures strict confidentiality of financial records adhering to established HIPAA guidelines and regulations as well as clinic policies and procedures.
  • Assists with provider billing and documentation training in daily interactions with providers and other training sessions.
  • Compiles monthly reports as requested by clinic management
  • Supports office staff members as required
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.


  • Ability to function effectively as a team member.
  • Complex problem solving skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects;
  • Working knowledge of medical office billing and electronic submission
  • Knowledge of Medical terminology
  • High level accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize heavy workloads & multiple tasks with different deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft office products, Outlook email system and other data base software.
  • Knowledge of health care and practice with diverse populations and cultures.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • This position may be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients in working environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to identify, communicate and exchange information
  • The employee regularly is required to move about the building
  • Employee may regularly have to lift up to ten pounds

Experience and Skills:

  • High school degree or equivalent, college course work in the medical field required
  • Credentials preferred- CCA, CCS, CCS-P CPC RHIA, RHIT or equivalent
  • Advanced knowledge of medical codes involving selection of most accurate and descriptive code using ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS coding conventions
  • Proven skills in correlating generalized observations/symptoms to a stated diagnosis in order to assign the correct ICD-10-CM code
  • 2 years coding experience


These are some of the benefits that the Clinic offers employees: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life/STD/LTD/AD&D, 403B Retirement Plan, Vacation Days, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistant Program. (Benefits offered are subject to change.)


The Kansas City CARE Clinic is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE