CPT® delivers uniform information about medical services and procedures to physicians, coders, tech vendors, accreditation organizations and payers across the globe.

CPT®: A standardized coding system

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CPT is evidence-based, validated, actionable and strengthens the patient-doctor relationship with solutions that drive:

  • Interoperability
  • Standardization
  • Improved outcomes
  • Digital health
  • Transparency
  • Efficiency
  • Modernization

The AMA is attacking dysfunction in health care by removing obstacles and burdens that interfere with patient care. Our focus is on making technology an asset in the delivery of health care, not a burden.


Addressing the 3 pillars of health care delivery

Quality of care

Driving interoperability and transparency to improve outcomes, deliver quality and create value for patients and physicians.

Cost of care

Standardizing physician services reporting and measurement to unlock efficiencies that bolster cost effectiveness across the entire health care system.

Access to care

Modernizing, digital health solutions that enable coordinated care and increase access to user-friendly technology platforms.


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