Taxonomy Code 251E00000X
Home Health

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code251E00000X
Classification:Home Health
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:A public agency or private organization, or a subdivision of such an agency or organization, that is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services, such as physical therapy, speech-language pathology services, or occupational therapy, medical social services, and home health aide services. It has policies established by a professional group associated with the agency or organization (including at least one physician and one registered nurse) to govern the services and provides for supervision of such services by a physician or a registered nurse; maintains clinical records on all patients; is licensed in accordance with State or local law or is approved by the State or local licensing agency as meeting the licensing standards, where applicable; and meets other conditions found by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to be necessary for health and safety.
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A4 - Home Health Agency (Subunit)
Notes:Source: CFR42 Chapter IV Part 484, [7/1/2007: definition added, source added]
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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99% Individuals
1% Organizations
81% Female
18% Male
99% Individual Providers (8665)1% Medical Organizations (81,687)81% Female Providers (7098)18% Male Providers (1567)

The code 251E00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for home health grouped under agencies. NPI records indicate a total of 90,352 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is home health of which 7,098 are registered as females, 1,567 registered as males and 81,687 are organizations.

251E00000X 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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