Taxonomy Code 363L00000X
Nurse Practitioner

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code363L00000X
Grouping:Physician Assistants & Advanced Practice Nursing Providers
Classification:Nurse Practitioner
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:(1) A registered nurse provider with a graduate degree in nursing prepared for advanced practice involving independent and interdependent decision making and direct accountability for clinical judgment across the health care continuum or in a certified specialty. (2) A registered nurse who has completed additional training beyond basic nursing education and who provides primary health care services in accordance with state nurse practice laws or statutes. Tasks performed by nurse practitioners vary with practice requirements mandated by geographic, political, economic, and social factors. Nurse practitioner specialists include, but are not limited to, family nurse practitioners, gerontological nurse practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, obstetric-gynecologic nurse practitioners, and school nurse practitioners.
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50 - Nurse Practitioner
Notes:Source: (1) American Nurses' Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1996 Certification Catalogue. (2) ) Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois: 1994, p. 549.
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
90% Female
10% Male
100% Individual Providers (109436)0% Medical Organizations (13,449)90% Female Providers (98425)10% Male Providers (11011)

The code 363L00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for nurse practitioner grouped under physician assistants & advanced practice nursing providers. NPI records indicate a total of 122,885 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is nurse practitioner of which 98,425 are registered as females, 11,011 registered as males and 13,449 are organizations.

363L00000X 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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