Npate_ethical_1182020.docx - RUNNINGHEADER Ethical Standards Case Study of Ethical Standards Nancy Etura Pate Rasmussen College Authors Note

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RUNNINGHEADER: Ethical Standards Case Study of Ethical Standards Nancy Etura Pate Rasmussen College Authors Note 1/18/2020
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RUNNINGHEADER: Ethical Standards The 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 organization that promotes the integrity and professionalism aspect of coding. While
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