Taxonomy Code 261QP2000X
Clinic/Center Physical Therapy

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code261QP2000X
Grouping:Ambulatory Health Care Facilities
Specialization:Physical Therapy
Code Level:Level III - Area of Specialization
Definition:An entity, facility, or distinct part of a facility providing diagnostic and treatment services related to physical rehabilitation. Physical therapy is a dynamic profession with an established theoretical and scientific base and widespread clinical applications in the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of optimal physical function. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are licensed health care professionals who are experts in the movement system and help individuals maintain, restore, and improve movement, activity, and functioning, thereby enabling optimal performance and enhancing health, well-being, and quality of life. Their services prevent, minimize, or eliminate impairments of body functions and structures, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. Physical therapy is provided for individuals of all ages who have or may develop impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions related to (1) conditions of the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and/or integumentary systems or (2) the negative effects attributable to unique personal and environmental factors as they relate to human performance.
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70 - Clinic or Group Practice
Notes:Source: Guide to PT Practice 3.0 [1/1/2020: definition added] Additional resources:; American Physical Therapy Association,
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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99% Individuals
1% Organizations
57% Female
41% Male
99% Individual Providers (1395)1% Medical Organizations (20,381)57% Female Providers (811)41% Male Providers (584)

The code 261QP2000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for clinic/center grouped under ambulatory health care facilities with a specialization in physical therapy. NPI records indicate a total of 21,776 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is physical therapy of which 811 are registered as females, 584 registered as males and 20,381 are organizations.

261QP2000X is a Level III - Area of Specialization taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Ambulatory Health Care Facilities providers is determined by the Subspecialty Certificates issued by the different national boards. 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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