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NUCCPT (National Uniform Claim Committee - Health Care Provider Taxonomy) - Metathesaurus Representation


This page lists UMLS Metathesaurus data elements and traces them back to the specific source data that populates them.

VSAB: NUCCPT_20.0


Summary of Changes

There were no changes to the original file formats or to Metathesaurus source processing.

Source Provided Files:

The input files are in standard comma-separated-values (csv) format, with fields descriptions in the first line.

File Name Description
nucc_taxonomy_200.csv Provider taxonomy data file
nucc_characteristics_40.csv Provider Characteristics code set

Identifiers:

Identifiers are assigned as follows:

Identifier Origin
CODE Code
SAUI Not applicable
SCUI Same as CODE
SDUI Not applicable

Atoms (MRCONSO):

Term Type Origin of CODE Origin of STR
PT CODE, SCUI: Code value from nucc_taxonomy_200.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_40.csv Description value from nucc_characteristics_40.csv
OP CODE, SCUI: Code value from nucc_taxonomy_200.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.

Attributes (MRSAT):

ATN Origin
NOTE Notes field

Definitions (MRDEF):

Extracted from "Definition" field