|Classification||Skilled Nursing Facility|
|Grouping||Nursing & Custodial Care Facilities|
|Level||Level II - Classification|
|Definition||(1) A skilled nursing facility is a facility or distinct part of an institution whose primary function is to provide medical, continuous nursing, and other health and social services to patients who are not in an acute phase of illness requiring services in a hospital, but who require primary restorative or skilled nursing services on an inpatient basis above the level of intermediate or custodial care in order to reach a degree of body functioning to permit self care in essential daily living. It meets any licensing or certification standards et forth by the jurisdiction where it is located. A skilled nursing facility may be a freestanding facility or part of a hospital that has been certified by Medicare to admit patients requiring subacute care and rehabilitation; (2) Provides non-acute medical and skilled nursing care services, therapy and social services under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse on a 24-hour basis.|
|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.
|A1 - Skilled Nursing Facility|
|Notes||Source: (1) Glossary of terms used in managed care Developed by the Managed Care Assembly (MCA) of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), MGM Journal, September/October 1995, p. 64; (2) AHA Guide, 1996 Annual Survey.|
|Version||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021|
The code 314000000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for skilled nursing facility grouped under nursing & custodial care facilities. NPI records indicate a total of 31,554 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is skilled nursing facility of which 842 are registered as females, 261 registered as males and 30,451 are organizations.
314000000X 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.
Skilled Nursing Facility Health Care Providers by State
|3140N1450X||Skilled Nursing Facility||Nursing Care, Pediatric|
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