Updates Released to Provider Taxonomy and Provider Characteristics Code Sets
January 4, 2021
The NUCC has released the semi-annual updates to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy and Provider Characteristics code sets. The changes to both code sets go into effect on April 1, 2021, with one exception. Provider Characteristic code 6K “This provider offers a vaccine for COVID-19” went into effect on January 1, 2021.
Web pages with the list of new and modified codes for both code sets are available from the Code Sets drop down menu. The complete Provider Taxonomy code set is available at: www.nucc.org/taxonomy. The complete Provider Characteristics code set is available at: https://www.nucc.org/index.php/code-sets-mainmenu-41/provider-characteristics-mainmenu-39.