NUCC Health Care Provider Taxonomy Update

The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) has released the semi-annual update to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set, which will go into effect on October 1, 2016. The complete code set, including the list of new codes, is available at: www.nucc.org/taxonomy. The PDF download version of the code set is also available on the website.

When reviewing the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set online, revisions made since the last release can be identified by the color code; new items are green.

The Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set is maintained by the NUCC. The NUCC is a voluntary organization of health care industry stakeholders representing providers, payers, designated standards maintenance organizations, public health organizations, and vendors. Additional information about the NUCC is available at: www.nucc.org.