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The health care provider taxonomy (HCPT) code used to indicate the attending provider's specialty. This is a unique identifier for a classification of health care specialty at a specialized level of defined medical activity within a medical field as created by the National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC).
Additional information regarding the meaning of the NUCC taxonomy codes is available on their website. Refer, for example: http://www.nucc.org/index.php/code-sets-mainmenu-41/providertaxonomy-ma…
Source: Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs)