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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

National Uniform Claim Committee Health Care Provider Taxonomy Source Information

Web site:
http://www.nucc.org/index.php

Authority
The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) produces the Health Care Provider Taxonomy. The American Medical Association (AMA) chairs the committee with help from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Description
The National Uniform Claim Committee - Health Care Provider Taxonomy (NUCCPT) is a standardized data set that is used for the transmission of claims and encounter information to third party payers.

Sites Consulted

  1. National Uniform Claim Committee [Internet]. [Chicage]: American Medical Association; c2017 [cited 2017 May 05]. Available from: http://www.nucc.org/index.php