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Coding Compliance Auditor, Chula Vista, CA

Organization: Community Health Group
Category: Professional
Location: Chula Vista, CA
Date Job Posted: September 11, 2023
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Community Health Group is a locally based non-profit health plan that ensures access to high quality, culturally sensitive health care for underserved communities throughout San Diego County. We treat our 300-member, multi-lingual staff like family, encouraging an atmosphere of collaborative teamwork, continuous learning, personal growth, and promotion from within. Recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in San Diego, CHG offers its employees such benefits as tuition reimbursement, a meditation room and yoga classes, a monthly Breakfast With The CEO, and memorable events throughout the year.

We know that by serving our employees well, they, in turn, will better serve our nearly 360,000+ membership. We have been recognized consistently for the excellence and sensitivity of our customer service by members, physicians, vendors, and a full range of health care providers. We are accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and proud of our continuing company-wide Quality Initiatives.

We are currently recruiting for:

TITLE: Coding Compliance Auditor

Target Hiring Range: $24.29 - $27.93 Per Hour

EEO1: Administrative Support Worker


Audits medical records to ensure compliance with coding procedures and standards, based on CHG’s protocols, regulatory requirements (CMS, DHCS, DMHC), and American Medical Association (AMA). Reviews and provides processing recommendations on routes from Claims Disputes and Claims Department. Collaborates with CMO to review medical records to validate claim determinations. Identifies training needs for Claims and Provider Services department. Ensures compliance with coding, fee-schedule, and system changes. Works closely with department leadership to improve efficiencies, make recommendations that will support the departmental goals and provide resources and education to Claims and Provider Services Departments.


Works closely with all departments necessary to ensure that processes, programs and services are accomplished in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with CHG policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations including CMS and Medi-Cal.


  • Audits and reviews medical records to provide resolution on claim dispute routes and claim routes (emergency claims down coding, modifier payment reduction, modifier payment increases, medically unlikely edits (MUE), Virtual Examiner NCCI edits, implants with a payment greater than $10,000), and invoices.
  • Works closely with CMO to review medical records to validate claim determinations, identify FWA through medical record review, and resolve pending dispute cases to meet compliance.
  • Assist Claims, UM, Contracting, and IS Department with CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 related coding projects (contracts, reports, etc.).
  • Ensures fee schedule updates are identified accordingly (PDPM, AB1629, Hospice rates, etc.).
  • Make process related recommendations on medical coding changes to meet coding compliance.
  • Assists with adjustment projects as it relates to coding, fee-schedule, or system updates.
  • Provide research, and other support services to ensure observance with official coding policies, regulations, requirements, and standards.
  • Through the review of provider disputes, identify training opportunities for the Claims team and Disputes team. Submit written recommendations to Claims Compliance Supervisor.
  • Reviews literature and regulatory guidelines for claims processing updates including Medi-Cal, Medicare, and National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI).
  • Analyze NCCI coding software reports for accuracy.
  • Audit disputes denial language (written determination) to ensure written explanation is clear, accurate, and appropriate.
  • Maintain and update desktop procedures related to coding or fee schedule changes.
  • Candidate must maintain credentials and be in good standing with credentialing organization.
  • Maintains product and company reputation and contributes to the team effort by conveying professional image and accomplishing related tasks; participating on committees and in meetings; performing other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Certified Professional Medical Auditor
  • Certified Professional Coder
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • A minimum of five years of experience in claims adjudication and medical record auditing.
  • Strong knowledge of AB1455 regulatory requirements, CMS and Medi-Cal billing guidelienes, CPT and ICD 10 coding, and medical terminology.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations and contract language.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good technical writing skills.
  • Good judgment and problem-solving skills; team player; and ability to work independently.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting and frequent walking.
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends.

***Must have current authorization to work in the USA***

Community Health Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on any protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and trainings. Community Health Group makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, see Personnel Policy 3101 Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action .

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