Taxonomy Code 225100000X
Taxonomy Code Details
|Grouping:||Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers|
|Code Level:||Level II - Classification|
|Definition:||Physical therapists (PTs) are licensed health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTs examine each individual and develop a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. In addition, PTs work with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles. PTs:|
|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.
|65 - Physical Therapist in Private Practice|
|Notes:||Source: American Physical Therapy Association [1/1/2020: definition modified] Additional resources: https://www.apta.org/PTCareers/RoleofaPT/|
|Version:||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0|
|Last Updated:||January 01, 2023|
The code 225100000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for physical therapist grouped under respiratory, developmental, rehabilitative and restorative service providers. NPI records indicate a total of 284,711 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is physical therapist of which 165,012 are registered as females, 84,424 registered as males and 35,275 are organizations.
225100000X 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.
Similar Taxonomy Codes
|2251E1300X||Physical Therapist||Electrophysiology, Clinical|
|2251H1300X||Physical Therapist||Human Factors|
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