ACDIS Code of Ethics

The ACDIS Code of Ethics serves as a guide for the professional behavior of its members and non-members who hold the certified clinical documentation specialist (CCDS) credential. This code of ethical standards for members of ACDIS strives to promote and maintain the highest standard of professional service and conduct among its members. Adherence to these standards assures public confidence in the integrity and service of all members of ACDIS. This Code of Ethics is further supported by the following elements:

  • How to Interpret the Code of Ethics
  • Application of the Code of Ethics
  • Scenarios/Questions Regarding Application of Ethical Principles

All of these elements are included in the updated Code of Ethics PDF (2020) and can be found in the membership section of the ACDIS website.