Hospitals Taxonomy Codes

List of Level II - Classification Taxonomy Codes

The hospitals taxonomy group categorized under the "non-individuals" codes provider grouping and includes 18 unique taxonomy codes. A health care organization that has a governing body, an organized medical staff and professional staff and inpatient facilities and provides medical nursing and related services for ill and injured patients 24 hrs per day, seven days per week. For licensing purposes, each state has its own definition of hospital.

Code Classification Specialization Definition
281P00000XChronic Disease Hospital(1) A hospital including a physical plant and personnel that provides multidisciplinary diagnosis and treatment for diseases that have one or more of the following characteristics: is permanent; leaves residual disability; is caused by nonreversible pathological alteration; requires special training of the patient for rehabilitation; and/or may be expected to require a long period of supervision or care. In addition, patients require the safety, security, and shelter of these specialized inpatient or partial hospitalization settings. (2) A hospital that provides medical and skilled nursing services to patients with long-term illnesses who are not in an acute phase but who require an intensity of services not available in nursing homes.
281PC2000XChronic Disease HospitalChildren
282E00000XLong Term Care HospitalLong-term care hospitals (LTCHs) furnish extended medical and rehabilitative care to individuals who are clinically complex and have multiple acute or chronic conditions.
282J00000XReligious Nonmedical Health Care InstitutionFurnishes only nonmedical nursing items and services to patients who choose to rely solely upon a religious method of healing, and for whom the acceptance of medical services would be inconsistent with their religious beliefs. Furnishes nonmedical items and services exclusively through nonmedical nursing personnel who are experienced in caring for the physical needs of nonmedical patients. For example, caring for the physical needs such as assistance with activities of daily living; assistance in moving, positioning, and ambulation; nutritional needs; and comfort and support measures. Furnishes nonmedical items and services to inpatients on a 24-hour basis. Does not furnish, on the basis of religious beliefs, through its personnel or otherwise, medical items and services (including any medical screening, examination, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, or the administration of drugs) for its patients.
282N00000XGeneral Acute Care HospitalAn acute general hospital is an institution whose primary function is to provide inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services for a variety of medical conditions, both surgical and non-surgical, to a wide population group. The hospital treats patients in an acute phase of illness or injury, characterized by a single episode or a fairly short duration, from which the patient returns to his or her normal or previous level of activity.
282NC0060XGeneral Acute Care HospitalCritical Access
282NC2000XGeneral Acute Care HospitalChildren
282NR1301XGeneral Acute Care HospitalRural
282NW0100XGeneral Acute Care HospitalWomen
283Q00000XPsychiatric HospitalAn organization including a physical plant and personnel that provides multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment mental health services to patients requiring the safety, security, and shelter of the inpatient or partial hospitalization settings.
283X00000XRehabilitation HospitalA hospital or facility that provides health-related, social and/or vocational services to disabled persons to help them attain their maximum functional capacity.
283XC2000XRehabilitation HospitalChildren
284300000XSpecial HospitalA designation by the AHA of a hospital whose primary function of the institution is to provide diagnostic and treatment services for patients who have specified medical conditions, both surgical and nonsurgical.
286500000XMilitary HospitalA health care facility operated by the Department of Defense.
2865C1500XMilitary HospitalCommunity Health
2865M2000XMilitary HospitalMilitary General Acute Care HospitalA Department of Defense (DoD) health care organization furnishing inpatient care 24 hours per day in fixed facilities, primarily for DoD beneficiaries. Entity is Defense Health Program (DHP) funded. A fixed facility is a non-temporary, non-deployed facility usually used for health care services. It includes mobile specialty units such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) units that may furnish services at the fixed facility. It includes those services and institutional costs usually included in a Diagnosis Related Group as well as pass-through items.
2865X1600XMilitary HospitalMilitary General Acute Care Hospital. Operational (Transportable)A Department of Defense (DoD) health care organization furnishing inpatient care 24 hours per day in non-fixed or deployed facilities. Entity is not Defense Health Program funded. Services are primarily intended for DoD active duty though some services may be furnished for non-DoD active duty. Non-fixed facilities are generally deployed DoD health care activities, not providing services on or in association with a DoD fort or base. Non-fixed facilities include hospital ships.
287300000XChristian Science SanitoriumTaxonomy code 287300000X is inactive, use code 282J00000X instead.

Level I Taxonomy Codes