Appendix D
HCFA Provider Specialty Codes

HCFA Specialty Codes

Physician Codes

01 - General Practice

02 - General Surgery

03 - Allergy/Immunology

04 - Otolaryngology

05 - Anesthesiology

06 - Cardiology

07 - Dermatology

08 - Family Practice

10 - Gastroenterology

11 - Internal Medicine

12 - Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

13 - Neurology

14 - Neurosurgery

16 - Obstetrics/Gynecology

18 - Ophthalmology

19 - Oral Surgery

20 - Orthopedic Surgery

22 - Pathology

24 - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

25 - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

26 - Psychiatry

28 - Colorectal Surgery

29 - Pulmonary Disease

30 - Diagnostic Radiology

33 - Thoracic Surgery

34 - Urology

35 - Chiropractic

36 - Nuclear Medicine

37 - Pediatric Medicine

38 - Geriatric Medicine

39 - Nephrology

40 - Hand Surgery

41 - Optometry

44 - Infectious disease

46 - Endocrinology

48 - Podiatry

66 - Rheumatology

70 - Multispeciality Clinic or Group Practice

76 - Peripheral Vascular Disease

77 - Vascular Surgery

78 - Cardiac Surgery

79 - Addiction Medicine

81 - Critical Care (Intensivists)

82 - Hematology

83 - Hematology/Oncology

84 - Preventive Medicine

85 - Maxillofacial Surgery

86 - Neuropsychiatry

90 - Medical Oncology

91 - Surgical Oncology

92 - Radiation Oncology

93 - Emergency Medicine

94 - Interventional Radiology

98 - Gynecological/Oncology

99 - Unknown Physician Specialty

Supplier and Provider Codes

42 - Certified Nurse Midwife

43 - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesia Assistant

45 - Mammography Screening Center

47- Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility

49 - Ambulatory Surgical center

50 - Nurse Practitioner

51 - Medical Supply Company with Certified Orthotist (certified by American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics)

52 - Medical Supply Company with Certified Prosthetist (certified by American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics)

53 - Medical Supply Company with Certified Prosthetist-Orthotist (certified by American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics)

54 - Medical Supply Company

55 - Individual Certified Orthotist

56 - Individual Certified Prosthetist

57 - Individual Certified Prosthetist-Orthotist

58 - Individual Supplier (used for optical supplier)

59 - Ambulance Service Supplier

60 - Public Health or Welfare Agencies (Federal, State and Local)

61 - Voluntary Health or charitable Agencies (e.g., National Cancer Society, National Heart association, Catholic Charities)

62 - Independently-Billing Psychologist

63 - Portable X-ray Supplier

64 - Independently-Billing Audiologist

65 - Physical Therapist-Private Practice

67 - Occupational Therapist-Private Practice

68 - Clinical Psychologist

69 - Independently-Billing Clinical laboratory

80 - Licensed Clinical Social Worker

87 - All Other Suppliers, (e.g., drug stores, department stores)

88 - Unknown Supplier/Provider

89 - Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist

95 - Independent Physiological Lab

97 - Physician Assistant