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How do I find my taxonomy code?

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:

  1. Visit https://npiregistry.cms.hhs.gov/
  2. Enter your NPI Number into the field, then click Search.

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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: 

Tip: Interested in never having to worry about insurance again? Learn more about our in-house medical billing service, SmartBilling Pro here.

 

 

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