What's a taxonomy code?
A taxonomy code is a unique 10-character code that designates your classification and specialization. You will use this code when applying for a National Provider Identifier, commonly referred to as an NPI. As a provider, do I need to know my taxonomy code? Yes, if you want to become a Medicare provider. via
How do I find my taxonomy code?
Why do I need a taxonomy code?
Taxonomy codes are administrative codes set for identifying the provider type and area of specialization for health care providers. Each taxonomy code is a unique ten character alphanumeric code that enables providers to identify their specialty at the claim level. via
Do you have to apply for a taxonomy code?
You do not need to apply for a Health Care Provider Taxonomy code. Rather, taxonomy codes are self-selected by the provider. via
What is taxonomy code for primary care physician?
Taxonomy Code 363LP2300X > Primary Care. via
What is a NUCC taxonomy code?
The Health Care Provider Taxonomy code is a unique alphanumeric code, ten characters in length. The code set is structured into three distinct "Levels" including Provider Grouping, Classification, and Area of Specialization. The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) is presently maintaining the code set. via
How do I change my taxonomy code?
What is a provider type code?
Provider types include individuals, facilities, and vendors. The provider's specialty is a value indicating what field of medicine a provider has additional education in to make him/her a specialist in a certain field. NOTE: Provider type codes may not be unique to one provider type. via
What is a specialty code?
--Specialty codes are self-designated and describe the kind of medicine physicians, non-physician practitioners or other healthcare providers/suppliers practice. A physician, non-physician practitioner or other healthcare provider or supplier will submit a specialty code change via the Form CMS-855 application. via
How many taxonomy codes can a provider have?
A practitioner can have more than one taxonomy code, due to training, board certifications. etc. It is critical to register all applicable taxonomy codes with NPPES and to use the correct taxonomy code that represents the specific specialty when filing claims. via
What is the taxonomy code for mental health?
Taxonomy Code 101YM0800X > Mental Health. via
Is a taxonomy code a tax ID?
Every insurance carrier requires the same clinician information for each claim: a name, a taxonomy code, a National Provider Identifier, and a Tax Identification number. via
What is a taxonomy code for dental?
Taxonomy Code 122300000X > Dentist. via
What is the taxonomy code for chiropractic?
Taxonomy Code 111N00000X > Chiropractor. via
What is the taxonomy code for family practice?
Taxonomy Code 207Q00000X > Family Medicine. via