Taxonomy Code 363A00000X
Physician Assistant

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code363A00000X
Grouping:Physician Assistants & Advanced Practice Nursing Providers
Classification:Physician Assistant
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:A physician assistant is a person who has successfully completed an accredited education program for physician assistant, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license. Physician assistants are formally trained to perform many of the routine, time-consuming tasks a physician can do. In some states, they may prescribe medications. They take medical histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests and x-rays, and give inoculations. Most states require that they work under the supervision of a physician.
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97 - Physician Assistant
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
71% Female
29% Male
100% Individual Providers (164155)0% Medical Organizations (9,516)71% Female Providers (115749)29% Male Providers (48406)

The code 363A00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for physician assistant grouped under physician assistants & advanced practice nursing providers. NPI records indicate a total of 173,671 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is physician assistant of which 115,749 are registered as females, 48,406 registered as males and 9,516 are organizations.

363A00000X is a Level II - Classification taxonomy code used to describe 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.


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