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    was a bit above the norm and was considered a vulgar woman in her country. She did not dress the way her society liked, she made dance and music videos, and was very outspoken. Because of this, many believed she was “dishonoring” her family. She was not allowed to live and so her own brother murdered her through asphyxiation. Unfortunately, this type of crime is not common in just Pakistan. Thousands of honor killings occur every year, all over the world, and sometimes there’s little to no media coverage. They’re on the rise, with estimates of up to a 1,400 percent increase in some countries (Kiener 3). What is even more surprising is that people consider these killings “honorable” or justifiable. This leads me to question, what are the legal bases for these murders? Why do people believe that honor killings are necessary? What have women done to deserve these crimes or have they done nothing at all? This issue is of concern and it’s important to gain a deeper understanding before I, or anyone else, make any preconceived judgements. Karo-kari is a form of honor killing in Pakistan. Karo means “bad man” and kari means “bad girl”. The primary cause of deaths is due to women having illicit relationships with men. These relationships can be sexual or non-sexual. Whatever the type, women still pay a price for these “crimes”. Any type of relationship with a man that is not a woman’s husband is not moral (Patel and Gadit 685). What constitutes dishonor to families can be:…

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    Mesopotamian Legal Codes

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    Every society throughout history has had legal codes with the hopes of achieving what they believed to be justice. However, because each society has different attitudes toward what they believe is just and even toward the purpose of their laws, historians have often seen different concepts arise. Two clear examples of societies having different concepts of justice and of the purpose of legal codes are the Mesopotamians, who believed that justice involved retribution and that the purpose of legal…

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    This discussion deals with legal and moral codes and how they have reflected historic society and whether modern society should no longer look to codes but to a single set of rules to be followed by all. The word “moral” have been defined as “the principles, habits or standards with respect to right or wrong in conduct.” Morals are the social norms imposed by society and by those in power and affluence. According to Harris a ‘code of morality’ may be defined as “a set of beliefs, values,…

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    Sumerian ways would continue to exist. Hammurabi came up with a set of 282 laws and called them The Code of Hammurabi. The code provided punishments and laws that were found reasonable to people based on their class level and gender. This was to help people see their place in society and set a way for people to solve…

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    On the surface, medical coding seems simple enough. Assign a specific code to a medical diagnosis, treatment, symptom, drug reaction, or procedure. But, when you start digging into the details of how medical coding works and what it can affect, the liability potential of applying the wrong medical codes becomes apparent. Mismatched Coding Can Lead to Insurance Fraud Claims This is not a sensationalist headline. It is actual reality. Let's say a medical coder mismatches certain procedures and…

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    start thinking about the existing data. My theoretical framework to analyze this data is Grounded Theory, which utilizes inductive sorting, and that allows the researcher to use data itself to make ideas theories (Galman, 2013). In order to reach most meaningful material, I will code each transcript by hand on the Microsoft Word`s Comment feature, which is under the Review tap. I will look at find data chunks in each transcript, which Saldana (2013) defined this process as a First Cycle…

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    Essay On Medical Billing

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    A medical billing and coding career can be a desirable career path for many people interested in the healthcare industry. Medical coders play a key role in the health care billing process, assigning the codes that turn treatments into bills. Medical billing and coding specialists are vital to keeping costs down, reducing medical mistakes and generally ensuring there’s a free flow of information about patients’ medical histories. The health care industry is constantly striving to become more…

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    Both of these styles are using E-Codes and V-codes for coding. V-Codes are used to classify the factors that are brought on by the health status and that contact with the all the health services. Also you have the E-Codes describes the external causes for injury’s. Also both of these coding styles use a decimal after three characters. In the ICD-10-CM codes there are seven different characters and it uses a combination of letters of the alphabet with the exception of the letter U. On the…

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    Procedure to Procedure edit 50010/0213T indicated Misuse of column two codes with column one code meaning 50010 in column 1 is the code that should be bill and is payable. 0213T located in column 2 of the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Procedure-to-Procedure (PTP) code table. The main reason beyond the implementation of the NCCI is to prevent improper payment in other words to prevent physicians, non-physician practitioners, and Ambulatory Surgery Centers from billing twice for one…

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    Icd 10 Research Paper

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    classification used in cause of death coding in the United States. ICD 10 cm is divided into two main parts the index an alphabetical list of terms and their corresponding code and the tabular list a sequential alphanumeric list of codes divided into chapters based on body system or condition. ICD-9 contains approximately 13,000 codes, a daunting number to deal with already. ICD-10 will contain a total of approximately 68,000 available codes. ICD-9 coders and ICD-9 billers are professionally…

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