This credential can be revoked as well if violations occur The AAPC works as an

This credential can be revoked as well if violations

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probably will not lead to fines or jail time if a violation is reported. This credential can be revoked as well if violations occur. The AAPC works as an organization that promotes the professionalism and integrity aspect of the coding profession. AHIMA’s and AAPC’s standards of ethics are alike in the way of respecting the privacy and confidentiality of data in the EHR. They also both state that conducting oneself in a professional manner to maintain a higher standard for the profession. As well as having standards of continuing education to be able to stay up to date on the latest laws, regulations, and practices. Behavior is also on the list to conduct oneself in a professional and ethical way to avoid conflicts and demonstrate good judgement. The act of maintaining the values and ethics of the profession by not participating in conduct will go against the code of ethics.
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Running head: Ethical Standards3The differences mainly fall on the AHIMA’s side of ethics which is more specificto the coding profession. The AAPC code of ethics is a more general code of ethics for
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