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Coding Specialist II
  • Requisition ID #: 33817
  • Job Category: Medical Coding
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Experience Level: Experienced (non-manager)
  • City, State: Remote (WI, FL, MN, NC, TN, TX)
  • Work Location: Research Park Center
  • Department: Clinical Practice Services
  • Education: High School Diploma

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Position Description:

Every day, in ways both big and small, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is impacting lives for the better. MCW … changemaking for a healthier Wisconsin.

In the role of Coding Specialist II you will be the Clinical Practice Services department. You will perform coding and related duties using established billing office policies in an accurate and timely manner. Be the primary contact with physicians, department administrators, hospital and/or clinical department administrators and their support staff and billing staff. You will also coordinate professional service billings for selected clinical departments.



  • Assignment or verificaiton of CPT, ICD-10 CM coding and modifiers based upon documentation.  (Inpatient/Emergency Department abstraction, abmulatory coding and/or surgical/procedural coding)
  • Resolve edits for electronic charges, following established policies and procedures to inusre that all data elements (claim requriements– CPT, ICD-10 CM, modifiers, provider, billing area, etc.) are applied.
  • Charge Entry as needed.


  • Monitor charge flow and act as a liaison with managers, department administrators and other billing personnel to assure consistent and accurate chage flow. Work with clinic staff and physicians regarding missing or unclear information that is required for billing.


  • Identify, report, and resolve coding and reimbursement issues. Working with physicians, department administrators and other billing office staff, including reimbursement staff. Identify opportunities to reduce denials and enhance revenue.


  • Develop and maintain all protocols related to their assigned areas.


  • Maintain understanding all Teaching Physician and provider documentation policies.
  • Actively participate in new provider orientations. 
  • Note and address trends in provider documentation that may impact coding and billing. 


Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

Working knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 CM coding. Understanding of medical insurance guidelines and governmental policies. Progressive computer skills. Detail oriented. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the team and department staff (including administrative staff and faculty). Meet or exceed established production rate and performance standards.

Preferred Schedule:

Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: 

Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis.

Minimum Required Education: High school graduate or equivalent

Minimum Required Experience:  2 years of related coding and/or health care experience

Certification: Coding certification (CPC, CPC-A, CCS-P, or CCA) and/or Health Information Management credential (RHIT or RHIA).

Preferred Qualifications:                        

Preferred Experience:  Office experience                                            


Why MCW? (edit if necessary, example remove items for interns if not applicable)

  • Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vision, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
  • 403B Retirement Package
  • Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • On campus Fitness Facility, offering onsite classes.
  • Additional discounted rates on items such as: Select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc. 

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Eastern Wisconsin is a vibrant, diverse metropolitan area.  MCW is intent on attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce and faculty body that reflects the community we serve. We value diversity of backgrounds, experience, thought, and perspectives to advance excellence in science and medicine.  MCW is a welcoming campus community with a strong culture of collaboration, partnership, and engagement with our surrounding community. For more information, please visit our institutional website at

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.