List of Physician Specialty Codes list (2022)

What are Physician specialty codes?

All physicians, practitioners, and other suppliers who provide services under Medicare must enroll in the program before any claims can be processed. At the time of enrollment, A majority of the Medicare program is allocated a two-digit specialty code that shows the applicant’s specialty type at the time of their enrollment. The specialties listed below are the only ones Medicare utilizes to determine the types of services to be submitted.

Physician Specialty Codes and Supplier and Non-Physician Practitioner (NPP) Codes

Physician Specialty Code
Addiction Medicine C8
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology 39
Allergy/Immunology 13
Anesthesiology 86
Cardiac Electrophysiology 14
Cardiac Surgery 36
Cardiology 16
Chiropractic 18
Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology) 41
Critical Care (Intensivists) 19
Dentist 20
Dermatology 12
Diagnostic Radiology 4
Emergency Medicine 72
Endocrinology 22
Family Practice 37
Gastroenterology 76
General Practice 25
General Surgery 24
Geriatric Medicine 48
Geriatric Psychiatry 84
Gynecological/Oncology 26
Hand Surgery 29
Hematology 92
Hematology/Oncology 66
Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy C0
Hospice and Palliative Care 70
Hospitalist 23
Infectious Disease 91
Internal Medicine 33
Interventional Cardiology D4
Interventional Pain Management 99
Interventional Radiology 88
Maxillofacial Surgery 34
Medical Genetics and Genomics 77
Medical Oncology
Medical Toxicology 79
Nephrology C7
Neurology 3
Neuropsychiatry 5
Neurosurgery 21
Nuclear Medicine 78
Obstetrics/Gynecology 6
Ophthalmology 35
Optometry 28
Oral Surgery (dentists only) 81
Orthopedic Surgery C5
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine 7
Otolaryngology 30
Pain Management 93
Pathology 46
Pediatric Medicine 8
Peripheral Vascular Disease 10
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2
Podiatry 38
Preventive Medicine 27
Psychiatry 98
Pulmonary Disease 40
Radiation Oncology 82
Rheumatology 83
Sleep Medicine C9
Single or Multispecialty Clinic or Group Practice 17
Sports Medicine C6
Surgical Oncology 44
Thoracic Surgery 11
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine C3
Unknown Physician Specialty 9
Unknown Provider 94
Urology 85
Vascular Surgery D3
90
NPP Specialty Code
Audiologist (Billing Independently) 64
Anesthesiologist Assistant 32
Certified Nurse Midwife 42
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) 43
Clinical Nurse Specialist 89
Clinical Psychologist 68
Licensed Clinical Social Worker 80
Nurse Practitioner 50
Occupational Therapist in Private Practice 67
Optician 96
Physician Assistant 97
Physical Therapist in Private Practice 65
Psychologist (billing independently) 62
Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Professional 71
Speech-Language Pathologist 15
Supplier Specialty Code
Ambulance Service Supplier 59
Ambulatory Surgical Center 49
Centralized FLU C1
Clinic/Group Practice 70
Independent Clinical Laboratory 69
Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) 47
In-Person MDPP (Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program) D1
Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation 31
Mammography Screening Center 45
Mass Immunization Roster Biller 73
Pharmacy 87, A5
Portable X-ray Supplier (billing independently) 63
Radiation Therapy Centers 74
Unknown Supplier 95

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