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True or False: the AMAA has a code of ethics that addresses five areas that a MAA must strive for.

True.
Render services with respect for human dignity
Respect confidentiality(except when requested by law)
Uphold honor and principles set by AMAA
Continually improve knowledge
Promote good health and welfare of the public

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True or False: When faced with a situation you think may be unethical, ask yourself, Is this action legal?

True

2

True or False: MAAs who are associated with an office or organization that is practicing unethically will not gain the same reputation.

False

3

True or False: Physicians cannot charge for missed appointments.

False

4

If you think your situation is unethical, use the____ ethical model.

Blanchard and Peale ethical model
"Is it legal?"
"Is it ethical?"
"How do I feel?"
"How will I feel explaining it?"

5

Patient care should not be dictated by the patients ability to ___.

Pay

6

In regards to organ transplantation, physicians must not consider ___ in the decision of who gets the organ.

Age.

Must be determined by who will have better long term results.

7

Fees for service must be reasonable, fair, and based on ____ code guidelines.

CPT or Current Procedural Terminology

8

The first of the AMAAs code of ethics states: render services with respect for human____.

Dignity