Compliance Specialist

North Carolina, United States
03 Feb 2019
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03 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Occupational Summary

Implement and maintain Compliance programs in accordance with the Office of Inspector General's work plan, to reduce institutional and individual provider legal and financial risk through education and internal audits.

Work Performed

Educate providers in regarding compliance with government regulations objectives with special attention to Center for Medicare and Medicaid guidelines as they pertain to academic medical centers, HIPAA, and Fraud and Abuse with periodic updates.

Assist in performing analysis of current situations and recommend priorities and goals for future clinic needs.

Identify coding and billings and billings risk areas, conduct focused reviews, and implement corrective action as needed.
Conduct routine internal audits of provider documentation on a timely basis.

Collaborate with physicians and internal staff in development of improved capabilities in the areas of documentation, coding, and compliance.

Review internal controls, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with appropriate University, State, and Federal guidelines and policies, sound business and finance practices, and overall clinical goals.

Respond promptly to external and internal co concerns; implementing corrective actions as appropriate.

Communicate with Medicare/Medicaid Carriers and third party payers regarding policies and procedures.

Promote Compliance initiatives with clinical faculty and administration.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Location Durham

Duke Entity PRMO

Job Family Level F2

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires organization, analytical and communication skills generally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree program.


Four years of administrative experience to acquire competence in applying compliance, coding and auditing principles as they relate to insurance billing, collections, consulting, and other revenue cycle related functions.

For technical coding, two of the four years of experience with DRG's and APR-DRG's is required. Experience in formal teaching of coding is preferred. RHIA or RHIT or CCS required.

For professional coding, specialty coding experience in surgical or E/M coding preferred.


CPC or CCS or RHIT or RHIA or CPMA is required.