Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Medicaid Integrity Specialist Trainee 1, G-13

Occupation Group

Health and Human Services

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Medicaid Integrity Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Medicaid Integrity Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Medicaid Integrity Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Medicaid Integrity Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Medicaid Integrity Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Medicaid Integrity Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Medicaid Integrity Specialist 4 64 $123,793 $156,224

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Medicaid Integrity Specialists perform a broad range of activities to promote Medicaid program integrity and appropriate delivery and utilization of Medicaid programs and services. Depending on the program area, positions educate, assist, and monitor compliance with program regulations and obligations; develop, clarify, and ensure implementation of program requirements; collect and analyze data; evaluate and assess appropriateness of provider or recipient participation in the Medicaid program or the appropriateness of billing and/or delivery/utilization of service; and develop referrals for further action or recommendations for corrective action.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

Agencies with this Title

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional experience*; OR

2. a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled**

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience*; OR

2. a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled** AND one year of professional experience*.

*Professional experience must be performing the duties of the full performance level position.

**Hiring agencies have discretion in determining whether a degree is related to the duties of the position

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted