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Module 02: Written AssignmentCase Study of Ethical StandardsKelly ShrugaRasmussen CollegeAuthors NoteThis paper is being submitted on October 9th, 2018, for Erika Bailey’s M218HIM2304Management of Health Services
Module 02: Written AssignmentAHIMA and AAPC Ethical StandardsThe American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) standards of ethical coding are more standards associated with coding. If a credentialed professional is found in violation with AHIMA’S standards. Repercussions can lead to jail time or fines because AHIMA sets standards to comply with HIPPA regulations. If you in violation with their standards, they can revoke your credentials which in turn can lead to loss of employment or future job opportunities. The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) ethics are not regulated by any government standards. Violations that occur for these standards will unlikely not lead to jail time or fines if reported. Although, credentials can be revoked if a violation occurs. The AAPC is an