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ETHICAL STANDARDSCase Study of Ethical StandardsDanielle WannaRasmussen CollegeAuthor NoteThis research is being submitted on 13thJuly 2019 for Erika Baily’s M218/HIM2304 Management of Health Information Services course. Summer Quarter Term 1.
ETHICAL STANDARDSEthical StandardsThe American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) provides clarification for are focused on mastery of in- and out-patient coding. AHIMA code of ethics setsfourth professional values and ethical principles. Code of ethics offers ethical guidelines to which professionals aspire and by which their actions can be expected and be judged. The AHIMA standards of Ethical Coding are intended to assist and guide coding professionals whether credentialed or not; including but not limited to coding staff, coding auditors, coding educators, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) professionals, and managers responsible for decision-making processes and operations as well as HIM/coding students. The standards outline expectations for making ethical decisions in the workplace and demonstrate coding professionals' commitment to integrity during the coding process, regardless of the purpose for which the codes are being reported. They are relevant to all coding professionals, regardless of