|Definition:||Provider type classifies providers according to the type of license or accreditation they hold (e.g. physician, dentist, pharmacist, etc.) or the service they provide|
|Constraints:||C154-[DE-4.04-1] Provider type SHALL be coded as specified in HITSP/C80 Section 18.104.22.168.2 Provider Type|
|Definition:||The Health Care Provider Taxonomy Vocabulary has been limited by HITSP to the value set reproduced below in Table 2-127 Provider Type Value Set Definition |
Note on Missing Codes: Provider Type is expected to be a short list of 20-30 codes that identify types of healthcare providers, and would work with terminologies used to classify providers in other transactions. The Health Care Provider Taxonomy provides the appropriate high-level concepts but does not provide codes for them. A request for these codes has been made to NUCC
|Code System Name:||Health Care Provider Taxonomy|
|Code System Source:||National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC)|
There are no Conceptual Domains linked to Provider Type.
|utilizes||HITSP||Provider Type Value Set|