Permission to Use and Distribute the Health Care Provider Characteristics and Resources Code Set

The American Medical Association (AMA) on behalf of the National Uniform Claim Code Committee (NUCC) grants you and your organization (you) a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable permission to use and distribute the Health Care Provider Characteristics and Resources Code Set (Provider Characteristics) that includes the AMA's copyright notice and is posted on and to incorporate and distribute the Provider Taxonomy in your products in the United States (Products) subject to the following agreements:

  1. In consideration of this permission, you will not change the Provider Characteristics (except for format and stylistic changes necessary to incorporate the Provider Characteristics in the Products) or create derivative works of the Provider Characteristics;
  2. You acknowledge the AMA holds copyright in the Provider Characteristics on behalf of the NUCC and you will include all notices, disclaimers and attribution statements as included in the Provider Characteristics on any copy of the Provider Characteristics;
  3. You may not use the name of the AMA, the NUCC, or any of the NUCC members in the promotion of your Products other than to state that the Products include the Provider Characteristics without any statement or implication of endorsement of your Products;
  4. You acknowledge that the Provider Characteristics is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind;
  5. You agree that the neither the AMA, the NUCC, nor any of the NUCC members shall be responsible for any consequences, including liability or damage attributable to or related to any use, non-use, or interpretation of information contained or not contained in the Provider Characteristics;
  6. You acknowledge that the Provider Characteristics is commercial technical data and/or computer data bases and/or commercial computer software and/or commercial computer software documentation, as applicable, which were developed exclusively at private expense by the NUCC and the American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60654. U.S. Government rights to use, modify, reproduce, release, perform, display, or disclose these technical data and/or computer data bases and/or computer software and/or computer software documentation are subject to the limited rights restrictions of DFARS 252.227-7015(b)(2) (November 1995) and/or subject to the restrictions of DFARS 227.7202-1(a) (June 1995) and DFARS 227.7202-3(a) (June 1995), as applicable for U.S. Department of Defense procurements and the limited rights restrictions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) and/or subject to the restricted rights provisions of FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) and FAR 52.227-19 (June 1987), as applicable, and any applicable agency FAR Supplements, for non-Department of Defense Federal procurements.
  7. You shall only license the Provider Characteristics in your Products to third parties consistent with the terms of this Permission;
  8. Any use not authorized is not permitted and the AMA may terminate this permission if you violate its terms; and
  9. This permission shall be governed by Illinois law without regard to choice of law principles and shall remain in effect for three years from your date of acceptance.

Please provide the following information. All fields are required for submission.

Organization name:
Representative's name: 
Representative's title:
Zip code:
Web address:
Your e-mail address will not be shared, sold, traded, exchanged or rented. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

Alternate Phone:

We may contact you for follow-up information. If you have questions, please contact American Medical Association Intellectual Property Services at 312 464-5022. This permission shall be effective upon acceptance on behalf of your organization by choosing the "Accept" button.