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:
- Go to My Account > Settings > My Profile > Clincial tab and enter your individual NPI Number and your associated Taxonomy Code in these fields:
This NPI will populate in box 24j as the rendering provider NPI. For payers that require you to send a taxonomy code in box 24j, our system will do this automatically for the payers that require this. The rendering provider taxonomy code is not required by all payers which is why it is not visible unless you download the claim form for payers which this is enabled.
- Go to My Account > Settings > Billing and Services > Insurance tab and enter your NPI # and your taxonomy code in these fields: