A taxonomy code is a unique ten-character alphanumeric code that enables you to identify your specialty (i.e., Speech-Language Pathologist or Physical Therapist) to an insurance payer.
Finding your taxonomy code
Finding your taxonomy code is easy. Here's how:
- Visit https://npiregistry.cms.hhs.gov/
- Enter your NPI Number into the field, then click Search.
Entering your information in SimplePractice
Make sure you enter the taxonomy code associated with the NPI you're using in the following sections of your account:
1. Go to My Account > Settings > Basic Info > Clinical Info tab and enter your NPI # and your taxonomy code in these fields:
2. Go to My Account > Settings > Billing and Services > Insurance tab and enter your NPI # and your taxonomy code in these fields:
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