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TRICARE Systems Manual 7950.3-M, April 1, 2015
TRICARE Encounter Data (TED)
Chapter 2
Addendum C
Data Requirements - Provider’s Major Specialty Codes
Revision:  C-16, June 22, 2018
Figure 2.C-1  Provider Major Specialty Codes For Use On Non-Institutional TED Records For Outpatient Hospital Care
Type Of Institution
Provider Major Specialty
Code
Description
Code
Description
This table should be used as a reference when assigning Provider Major Specialty Codes to Outpatient Hospital Non-Institutional Provider Records and Outpatient Hospital Non-Institutional TED records.
10
General Medical and Surgical
282N00000X
General Acute Care Hospital
11
Hospital unit of an institution (prison hospital, college infirmary etc.)
See below.
See below.
Prison
261QP2400X
Prison Health
College infirmary
261QS1000X
Student Health
12
Hospital unit within an institution for the mentally retarded
315P00000X
Intermediate Care Facility, Mentally Retarded
22
Psychiatric Hospital or Unit
283Q00000X
Psychiatric Hospital
273R00000X
Psychiatric Unit
33
Tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases
281P00000X
Chronic Disease Hospital
44
Obstetrics and Gynecology
282NW0100X
Women (General Acute Care Hospital - main category)
45
Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
284300000X
Special Hospital
46
Rehabilitation Facility
283X00000X
Rehabilitation Facility
47
Orthopedic
284300000X
Special Hospital
48
Chronic Disease
281P00000X
Chronic Disease Hospital
49
Other Specialty
284300000X
Special Hospital
50
Children’s General
282NC2000X
Children General Acute Care Hospital
51
Children’s Hospital Unit of an Institution
282NC2000X
Children General Acute Care Hospital
52
Children’s Psychiatric Hospital or Unit of
283Q00000X
Psychiatric Hospital
273R00000X
Psychiatric Unit
53
Children’s tuberculosis and other respiratory disease
281PC2000X
Children Chronic Disease Hospital
55
Children’s eye, ear, nose, and throat
284300000X
Special Hospital
56
Children’s rehabilitation
273Y00000X
Rehabilitation Unit
57
Children’s Orthopedic
284300000X
Special Hospital
58
Children’s Chronic
281PC2000X
Children Chronic Disease Hospital
59
Children’s Other Specialty
284300000X
Special Hospital
62
Institution for Mental Retardation
320600000X
Residential Treatment Facility, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities
70
Home Health Agency
251E00000X
Home Health Agency
71
Specialized Treatment Facility
284300000X
Special Hospital
72
Residential Treatment Center
322D00000X
Residential Treatment Facility, Emotionally Disturbed Children
73
Long-Term Care Hospital
313M00000X
Nursing Facility/Intermediate Care Facility
74
Christian Science Facility
287300000X
Christian Science Sanitarium (hospital services)
75
Hospital-Based Ambulatory Surgery Center
261QA1903X
Ambulatory Surgical
76
Skilled Nursing Facility
314000000X
Skilled Nursing Facility
78
Non-Hospital-Based Hospice
251G00000X
Hospice Care, Community Based
79
Hospital-Based Hospice
315D00000X
Hospice, Inpatient
82
Substance Use Disorders Rehabilitation Facility (SUDRF)
276400000X
Rehabilitation, Substance Use Disorder Unit
90
Cancer
284300000X
Special Hospital
91
Sole Community Hospital (SCH)
282N00000X
General Acute Care Hospital
92
Freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center
261QA1903X
Ambulatory Surgical
93
Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
282NC0060X
Critical Access
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