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Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)

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.

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VSAB: NUCCPT_17.1

Summary of Changes

New TTY:
  • OP (indicated by "inactive" notes)
New ATN:
  • NOTE (derived from "Notes" field in data)
New: "Definition" data is now included in MRDEF.RRF

Source Provided Files:

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

File Name Description
nucc_taxonomy_171.csv Provider taxonomy data file

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 data file Created by concatenating <Grouping>; <Classification>, <Specialization> fields
For example, the STR for 101YS0200X is "Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers; Counselor, School"
OP CODE, SCUI: Code value from data file 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.


ATN Origin
NOTE Notes field

Definitions (MRDEF):

Extracted from "Definition" field