Taxonomy Code 3336C0003X
Pharmacy Community/Retail Pharmacy
Taxonomy Code Details
|Code Level:||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition:||A pharmacy where pharmacists store, prepare, and dispense medicinal preparations and/or prescriptions for a local patient population in accordance with federal and state law; counsel patients and caregivers (sometimes independent of the dispensing process); administer vaccinations; and provide other professional services associated with pharmaceutical care such as health screenings, consultative services with other health care providers, collaborative practice, disease state management, and education classes.|
|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.
|A5 - Pharmacy|
|Notes:||Source: Developed by National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP), National Home Infusion Association (NHIA), and Pharmacist Services Technical Advisory Coalition (PSTAC) [1/1/2006: new]|
|Version:||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0|
|Last Updated:||January 01, 2023|
The code 3336C0003X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pharmacy grouped under suppliers with a specialization in community/retail pharmacy. NPI records indicate a total of 86,383 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is community/retail pharmacy of which 468 are registered as females, 429 registered as males and 85,486 are organizations.
3336C0003X 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 Suppliers 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.
Similar Taxonomy Codes
|3336H0001X||Pharmacy||Home Infusion Therapy Pharmacy|
|3336L0003X||Pharmacy||Long Term Care Pharmacy|
|3336M0002X||Pharmacy||Mail Order Pharmacy|
|3336M0003X||Pharmacy||Managed Care Organization Pharmacy|
Community/Retail Pharmacy Health Care Providers by State
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