Taxonomy Code Details
|Code Level:||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition:||Chiropractic Orthopedics is defined as that branch of chiropractic medicine that includes the continued acquisition of knowledge relative to both normal functions and diseases of the human body as they relate to the bones, joints, capsules, discs, muscles, ligaments, tendons, their complete neurological and vascular components, referred organ systems and contiguous tissues. This also includes the development and perfection of skills relative to health maintenance when such exists and when not, the investigations, historical review, physical detection, correlative diagnosis development and complete management of any disorder within the bounds defined herein. Also necessary is the delivery of the combined knowledge and skill on a primary basis to patients who both need and desire this service to the eventual outcome of remissions, whenever resolution is not readily achievable. In addition the certified chiropractic orthopedist provides consultation services at the request of other qualified doctors seeking assistance in the care of their patients. The chiropractic orthopedist may also engage in the teaching and or research of subjects and materials relevant to pursuing the quest for knowledge in the ever changing field of the orthopedic specialty.|
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Health care providers and suppliers who are eligible to enroll in Medicare can use this crosswalk that links the taxonomy code with its appropriate medicare specialty code.
|35 - Chiropractic|
|Notes:||Source: American Chiropractic Association, 2008 [7/1/2009: definition added]|
|Version:||NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 23.1|
|Last Updated:||July 31, 2023|
The code 111NX0800X is the health care provider taxonomy code for chiropractor grouped under chiropractic providers with a specialization in orthopedic. NPI records indicate a total of 1,872 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is orthopedic of which 206 are registered as females, 1,029 registered as males and 637 are organizations.
111NX0800X is a Level III - Area of Specialization taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Chiropractic Providers providers is determined by the Subspecialty Certificates issued by the different national boards. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.
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|111NI0013X||Chiropractor||Independent Medical Examiner|
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