- List of Level II Taxonomy Codes
- Nurse's Aide
|Grouping||Nursing Service Related Providers|
|Level||Level II - Classification|
|Definition||(1) An unlicensed individual who is trained to function in an assistive role to the licensed nurse in the provision of patient/client activities as delegated by the nurse; (2) An individual trained (either on-the-job or through a formal course generally of less than one year) and experienced in performing patient or client-care nursing tasks that do not require the skills of a specialist, technician, or professional. Examples of tasks performed by nurses aides include changing clothes, diapers, and beds; assisting patients to perform exercises or personal hygiene tasks, and supporting communication or social interaction. Specific education and credentials are not required for this work.|
|Notes||Source: (1) American Nurses Association, Registered Professional Nurses and Unlicensed Personnel, 2nd ed., 1996; (2) Rhea, Ott, and Shafritz, The Facts On File Dictionary of Health Care Management, New York: Facts On File Publications, 1988.|
|Version||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 22.1 - January 2021|
The code 376K00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for nurse's aide grouped under nursing service related providers. NPI records indicate a total of 11,922 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is nurse's aide of which 9,897 are registered as females, 1,217 registered as males and 808 are organizations.
376K00000X is a level II taxonomy code "classification" used to specify 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.
Nurse's Aide Health Care Providers by State
|373H00000X||Day Training/Habilitation Specialist|
|3747A0650X||Technician||Attendant Care Provider|
|3747P1801X||Technician||Personal Care Attendant|
|374K00000X||Religious Nonmedical Practitioner|
|374T00000X||Religious Nonmedical Nursing Personnel|
|374U00000X||Home Health Aide|
|376G00000X||Nursing Home Administrator|
The Health Care Providers Taxonomy Code dataset is © Copyright 2020 of the American Medical Association. The code set is designed for use in electronic health care transactions mandated under HIPAA.
The taxonomy codes are unique alphanumeric codes, ten characters in length. The codes are divided into three distinct "levels": Provider Grouping, Classification, and Area of Specialization. The code set levels are organized to allow navigating down from generic classification to a provider's most specific level of specialization.
The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) maintains the taxonomy code set. For additional information visit nucc.org