Taxonomy Code 3336C0003X
Pharmacy Community/Retail Pharmacy

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code3336C0003X
Specialization:Community/Retail Pharmacy
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.
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58 - Medical Supply Company with Pharmacist
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:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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92% Individuals
8% Organizations
48% Female
44% Male
92% Individual Providers (964)8% Medical Organizations (86,904)48% Female Providers (507)44% Male Providers (457)

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 87,868 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is community/retail pharmacy of which 507 are registered as females, 457 registered as males and 86,904 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.

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