- List of Level II Taxonomy Codes
- Audiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter
|Classification||Audiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter|
|Grouping||Speech, Language and Hearing Service Providers|
|Level||Level II - Classification|
|Definition||An audiologist/hearing aid fitter is the professional who specializes in evaluating and treating people with hearing loss, conducts a wide variety of tests to determine the exact nature of an individual's hearing problem, presents a variety of treatment options to patients, dispenses and fits hearing aids, administers tests of balance to evaluate dizziness and provides hearing rehabilitation training. This classification should be used where individuals are licensed as audiologist-hearing aid fitters as opposed to states that license individuals as audiologists.|
|Notes||Source: American Academy of Audiology, 1735 N. Lynn St, Suite 950, Arlington VA 22209, (800)AAA-2336)|
|Version||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021|
The code 237600000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for audiologist-hearing aid fitter grouped under speech, language and hearing service providers. NPI records indicate a total of 8,226 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is audiologist-hearing aid fitter of which 4,050 are registered as females, 1,135 registered as males and 3,041 are organizations.
237600000X 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.
Audiologist-Hearing Aid Fitter Health Care Providers by State
|231HA2400X||Audiologist||Assistive Technology Practitioner|
|231HA2500X||Audiologist||Assistive Technology Supplier|
|237700000X||Hearing Instrument Specialist|
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.
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