The taxonomy codes allow a single provider (individual, group or institution) to identify their areas of specialization. Providers may have one or more areas of specialization. If a provider has more than one area of specialization, the taxonomy code for the area they specialize in is referred to as the Primary Provider Taxonomy Code.
Below is additional information about provider taxonomy codes and descriptions:
- Health Care Provider Taxonomy Code Set: Codes and definitions administered by the National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) and distributed by Washington Publishing Company (WPC).
- Washington Publishing Company (WPC) website: Health Care Provider Taxonomy Code set and additional information about provider taxonomy codes.