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Ethical Standards 1Ethical StandardsRasmussen CollegeAuthor NoteThis paper is being submitted on May 8, 2018, for Grehling Smith M215/HIM2304 Management of Health Information Services.
Ethical Standards2Ethical StandardsThe American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) are standards of ethical coding that are a higher degree of standards associated with coding professionals, When aviolation occurs for a credentialed professional of AHIMA standards this can lead to jail time or fines because AHIMA does set standards to comply with HIPPA rules and regulations. AHIMA can revoke your credentials, which could lead to the loss of a job and future job opportunities.The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is coding ethics that are not regulated by any government standards. If a violation occurs with the standards may not lead to fines or jail time if reported. The credentials can be revoked if there is a violation. The AAPC is
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Ethics, ethical standards, American Health Information Management Association, AHIMA