HIPAA Health Care
Provider Taxonomy Codes
Right click the link to download a PDF listing the AMA's January 2008 edition
of their Health Care Provider Taxonomy Codes. To view the file
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Code list, right-click the Taxonomy Codes link, and select 'save target as'
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HIPAA Health Care Provider Taxonomy Codes (PDF)
The PDF is 160 pages long, 621 kb in size (about 2 min. download on a 56k modem) and contains
the complete, up-to-date listing of Health Care Provider Taxonomy Codes as stipulated
by the AMA, according to HIPAA regulations.
The Taxonomy Code list was published in January 2008, and is effective
from April 1, 2008.
Taxonomy Codes are also called Specialty Codes, and are the 9-digit numbers
assigned under the HIPAA provisions to health care providers, in order to digitally
encode their specialty in order to facilitate electronic billing.
The HIPAA Health Care Provider Taxonomy Codes PDF document
is © 2003, published in cooperation with the National Uniform Claim Committee
(NUCC) by the American Medical Association (AMA). Permission is granted to any
individual to copy and distribute this material as long as the copyright statement
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For more information, see the copyright notice on Page 2 of the document.
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