146D00000X Taxonomy Code - Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Code

146D00000X

ClassificationPersonal Emergency Response Attendant
GroupingEmergency Medical Service Providers
LevelLevel II - Classification
DefinitionIndividuals that are specially trained to assist patients living at home with urgent/emergent situations. These individuals must be able to perform CPR and basic first aid and have sufficient counseling skills to allay fears and assist in working through processes necessary to resolve the crisis. Functions may include transportation to various facilities and businesses, contacting agencies to initiate remediation service or providing reassurance.
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 146D00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for personal emergency response attendant grouped under emergency medical service providers. NPI records indicate a total of 1,125 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is personal emergency response attendant of which 345 are registered as females, 579 registered as males and 201 are organizations.

146D00000X is a level II taxonomy code "classification" used to specify a health care provider service or occupation related to the Provider Grouping. 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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