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The item you have selected contains Physician Current Procedural Terminology ("CPT"), a coding work of nomenclature and five-digit codes for reporting of physician services. CPT is protected by copyright and trademark owned by the American Medical Association ("AMA")

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  7. You must take necessary and appropriate action to assure that you, your employees, agents and assigns comply with the terms of this agreement.
  8. This license shall terminate without notice if you violate its terms.

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