- List of Level II Taxonomy Codes
- Pathology Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine
- Pathology Clinical Pathology
- Pathology Clinical Informatics
- Pathology Cytopathology
- Pathology Dermatopathology
- Pathology Forensic Pathology
- Pathology Hematology
- Pathology Immunopathology
- Pathology Medical Microbiology
- Pathology Neuropathology
- Pathology Molecular Genetic Pathology
- Pathology Anatomic Pathology
- Pathology Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
- Pathology Chemical Pathology
- Pathology Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine
- Pathology Pediatric Pathology
|Grouping||Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians|
|Level||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition||A cytopathologist is an anatomic pathologist trained in the diagnosis of human disease by means of the study of cells obtained from body secretions and fluids, by scraping, washing, or sponging the surface of a lesion, or by the aspiration of a tumor mass or body organ with a fine needle. A major aspect of a cytopathologist's practice is the interpretation of Papanicolaou-stained smears of cells from the female reproductive systems, the Pap test. However, the cytopathologist's expertise is applied to the diagnosis of cells from all systems and areas of the body. He/she is a consultant to all medical specialists.|
|Medicare Specialty Code Medicare Specialty Code Crosswalk|
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.
|22 - Physician/Pathology|
|Notes||Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton changed, source added] Additional Resources: American Board of Pathology, 2007. http://www.abpath.org/. Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pathology.|
|Version||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021|
The code 207ZC0500X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pathology grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians with a specialization in cytopathology. NPI records indicate a total of 2,239 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is cytopathology of which 854 are registered as females, 997 registered as males and 388 are organizations.
207ZC0500X is a level III taxonomy code "area of specialization" used to classify a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians 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.
Cytopathology Health Care Providers by State
|207ZB0001X||Pathology||Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine|
|207ZP0007X||Pathology||Molecular Genetic Pathology|
|207ZP0102X||Pathology||Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology|
|207ZP0105X||Pathology||Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine|
The Health Care Providers Taxonomy Code dataset is © Copyright 2020 of the American Medical Association. The code set is designed for use in electronic health care transactions mandated under HIPAA.
The taxonomy codes are unique alphanumeric codes, ten characters in length. The codes are divided into three distinct "levels": Provider Grouping, Classification, and Area of Specialization. The code set levels are organized to allow navigating down from generic classification to a provider's most specific level of specialization.
The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) maintains the taxonomy code set. For additional information visit nucc.org