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Running head: Ethical Standards1Module 2 Written Assignment- Case Study of Ethical StandardsAlexis NavasRasmussen CollegeAuthor’s NoteThis paper is being submitted on January 22, 2020, for Professor Bernadette Guyton’sM218/HIM2304 Management of Health Information Services course.
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Running head: Ethical Standards2AHIMA and AAPC Ethical StandardsThe American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) standards of ethical coding are a higher set of standards associated with coding. If a violation occurs for a credentialed professional of AHIMA standards repercussions can lead to jail time or fines. The reason being AHIMA sets standards to comply with HIPAA laws and regulations. AHIMA can also revoke your credentials which will lead to the loss of your career and future job opportunities if the future presents those opportunities. The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Coding ethics are not regulated by any government standards. Violations which occur for these standards
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