NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Medical Association said today that it plans to add its Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for molecular pathology tests to the National Institutes of Health's database of genetic tests under an agreement with the National Library of Medicine.

AMA said the CPT codes, which include the most widely accepted medical nomenclature for medical procedures and services for public and private health programs, will be integrated into the NIH Genetic Testing Registry, which is managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

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