Taxonomy Code 208M00000X

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code208M00000X
Grouping:Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:Hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Their activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to Hospital Medicine. The term 'hospitalist' refers to physicians whose practice emphasizes providing care for hospitalized patients.
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C6 - Physician/Hospitalist
Notes:Source: American Society of Hospital Medicine, 2007. [7/1/2009: definition aded] Additional Resources: Hospitalist is a recognized fellowship specialty program offered by many medical institutions. There is no board certification for the specialty at this point.
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
40% Female
60% Male
100% Individual Providers (39383)0% Medical Organizations (4,528)40% Female Providers (15752)60% Male Providers (23631)

The code 208M00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for hospitalist grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians. NPI records indicate a total of 43,911 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is hospitalist of which 15,752 are registered as females, 23,631 registered as males and 4,528 are organizations.

208M00000X is a Level II - Classification taxonomy code used to describe 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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