Organization Taxonomy Code

SAS Name

This variable is the health care provider taxonomy (HCPT) code used to indicate the billing 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).


Taxonomy codes are assigned by the National Uniform Claims Committee (NUCC).  For a current list of NUCC Provider Taxonomy Codes and Descriptions see the Code Sets link at

Source: Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs)