Thecommon classification of medical acts (CCAM) is a French Social Security nomenclature that includes the coding of procedures performed by doctors, dental surgeons and midwives. It is initially made up of technical procedures and then, subsequently, of clinical intellectual procedures. It succeeded thecatalogue of medical procedures (CdAM) in hospitals and, fortechnical acts doctors, to thegeneral nomenclature of professional acts (NGAP) in the private and hospital sectors.
It was called for a timecommon nomenclature of medical acts (NCAM). Eventually it should be extended to describe all procedures performed by health professionals and renamedcommon classification of health professionals' acts (CCAPS).