Claim Attending Physician Taxonomy Code

SAS Name

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:…

Source: Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs)