Taxonomy Code 251S00000X
Community/Behavioral Health

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code251S00000X
Classification:Community/Behavioral Health
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:A private or public agency usually under local government jurisdiction, responsible for assuring the delivery of community based mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and/or behavioral health services to individuals with those disabilities. Services may range from companion care, respite, transportation, community integration, crisis intervention and stabilization, supported employment, day support, prevocational services, residential support, therapeutic and supportive consultation, environmental modifications, intensive in-home therapy and day treatment, in addition to traditional mental health and behavioral treatment.
Notes:Source: National Medicaid EDI HIPAA NPI Sub Work Group [1/1/2007: modified definition]; modified by NUCC [1/1/2021: modified definition]
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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99% Individuals
1% Organizations
75% Female
24% Male
99% Individual Providers (7326)1% Medical Organizations (68,649)75% Female Providers (5541)24% Male Providers (1785)

The code 251S00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for community/behavioral health grouped under agencies. NPI records indicate a total of 75,975 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is community/behavioral health of which 5,541 are registered as females, 1,785 registered as males and 68,649 are organizations.

251S00000X 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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