Chapter 1 Terms

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  1. American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
    **Founded to elevate the standards of medical coding by providing certification, ongoing education, networking and recognition for coders.**Publishes the Coding Edge monthly newsmagazine and hosts continuing education.**Credential: CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CIRCC and specialty credentials in 18 different fields of expertise.
  2. American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    **Enables medical assisting professionals to enhance and demonstrate knowledge, skills and professionalism required by employers and patients, and protects medical assistants' right to practice.**Publishes monthly Certified Medical Assistant journal.**Credential: Certified Medical Assistant, abbreviated CMA (AAMA)
  3. American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
    **Founded in 1928 to improve the quality of medical records, and currently advances the health information management (HIM) profession toward an electronic and global environment, including implementation of ICD
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Chapter 1 Terms
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