3336C0004X Taxonomy Code - Pharmacy Compounding Pharmacy

Code

3336C0004X

ClassificationPharmacy
SpecializationCompounding Pharmacy
GroupingSuppliers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionA pharmacy that specializes in the preparation of components into a drug preparation as the result of a Practitioner's Prescription Drug Order or initiative based on the Practitioner/Patient/Pharmacist relationship in the course of professional practice. A compounding pharmacy utilizes specialized equipment and specially designed facilities necessary to meet the legal and quality requirements of its scope of compounding practice.
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A5 - Pharmacy
NotesSources: NABP Model Practice Act, Appendix C - Good Compounding Practice, USP <795> and <797>, and Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board [7/1/2006: new]
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 3336C0004X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pharmacy grouped under suppliers with a specialization in compounding pharmacy. NPI records indicate a total of 5,880 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is compounding pharmacy of which 4 are registered as females, 15 registered as males and 5,861 are organizations.

3336C0004X is a level III taxonomy code "area of specialization" used to classify 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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