North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2022 Version 1.0

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621 - Ambulatory health care services

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing health care services, directly or indirectly, to ambulatory patients. Health practitioners in this subsector provide out-patient services, in which the facilities and equipment are not usually the most significant part of the production process.

6211 - Offices of physicians

This industry group comprises establishments of licensed physicians primarily engaged in the private or group practice of general or specialized medicine or surgery. Offices of physicians, especially walk-in centres that accept patients without appointment and that often have extended office hours, are sometimes called clinics or medical centres. These establishments must not be confused with other out-patient centres that are also referred to as clinics.

6212 - Offices of dentists

This industry group comprises establishments of licensed dentists primarily engaged in the private or group practice of general or specialized dentistry or dental surgery. Offices of dentists, especially walk-in centres that accept patients without appointment and that often have extended office hours, are sometimes called clinics or dental centres.

6213 - Offices of other health practitioners

This industry group comprises establishments of health practitioners, other than physicians and dentists. Offices, especially walk-in centres that accept patients without appointment and that often have extended office hours, are sometimes called clinics or centres.

6214 - Out-patient care centres

This industry group comprises establishments, with medical staff, primarily engaged in general out-patient care, by providing the services of a variety of health practitioners within the same establishment, and specialized out-patient services.

6215 - Medical and diagnostic laboratories

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing analytic or diagnostic services. These services are generally provided to the medical profession, or to the patient on referral from a health practitioner.

6216 - Home health care services

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, combined with a range of other home services, such as personal care services, homemaker and companion services, physical therapy, medical social services, counselling, occupational and vocational therapy, dietary and nutritional services, speech therapy, audiology, medical equipment and supplies, medications and intravenous therapy. Only establishments that provide nursing services in combination with the other services listed are included.

6219 - Other ambulatory health care services

This industry group comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry group, primarily engaged in providing ambulatory health care services, such as ambulance services, blood banks, blood donor stations, organ banks, blood pressure screening services, hearing testing services and physical examination services, except by health practitioners.

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