This page lists UMLS Metathesaurus data elements and traces them back to the specific source data that populates them.
The Provider Characteristics code set is for use with health care provider information for enrollment and credentialing transactions and their corresponding responses. It is intended to provide codified responses to questions presented to a health care provider applying to or registering with an entity and to report the outcome of such application or registration. It may also be used for responses to inquiries regarding provider participation or registration in a program or plan. Provider characteristics are represented as modifiers in the UMLS Metathesaurus.New TTY:
The input files are in standard comma-separated-values (csv) format, with fields descriptions in the first line.
|nucc_taxonomy_181.csv||Provider taxonomy data file|
|nucc_characteristics_30.csv||Provider Characteristics code set|
Identifiers are assigned as follows:
|SCUI||Same as CODE|
|Term Type||Origin of CODE||Origin of STR|
|PT||CODE, SCUI: Code value from nucc_taxonomy_181.csv||Created by concatenating <Grouping>; <Classification>, <Specialization> fields
For example, the STR for 101YS0200X is "Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers; Counselor, School"
|MP||CODE, SCUI: Code value from nucc_characteristics_30.csv||Description value from nucc_characteristics_30.csv|
|OP||CODE, SCUI: Code value from nucc_taxonomy_181.csv||Created by concatenating <Grouping>; <Classification>, <Specialization> fields
For example, the STR for 103GC0700X is "Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers; Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical"
TTY = OP is assigned when the "Notes" field indicates that the code is inactive.