207RH0002X Taxonomy Code - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Taxonomy Code


Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Internal Medicine

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 17.1

An internal medicine physician with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.

Level III - Area of Specialization

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