Admitted acute care
Episodes of admitted acute care are assigned disease and intervention codes by health information managers or clinical coders.
AR-DRG Version 11.0
The Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRGs) is a classification that provides a clinically meaningful way to relate or group the number and type of patients treated in admitted acute episodes of care to the resources required in treatment. AR-DRG...Publications
AR-DRG Version 10.0
The Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRGs) is a classification system, which provides a clinically meaningful way to relate the number and type of patients treated in a hospital to the resources required by the hospital. AR-DRGs group patients with s...
Consultation Paper on Bundling Arrangements for General Use Items on the Prostheses List
The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) has released its Consultation Paper on Bundling Arrangements for General Use Items on the Prostheses List. IHACPA is calling for submissions until 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 12 October 2022.Consultations
Towards an Aged Care Pricing Framework Consultation Paper
The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) has released its Towards an Aged Care Pricing Framework Consultation Paper (the Consultation Paper).Consultations
Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2023–24
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) released its Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2023–24 for public consultation from Wednesday 8 June 2022 to Friday 8 July 2022. IHPA’s Pricing Framework for Australia...
ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Twelfth Edition - Social Factors in Admitted Patient Care Fact Sheet
The circumstances in which people grow, live, work and age may influence the likelihood of experiencing disease or injury, and their interactions with health services. These circumstances are referred to as social determinants of health, socioeconomic and psyc...Fact sheets
ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS - Classifying Disease and Health Interventions Fact Sheet
The classification of diseases and interventions is performed by clinical coders and health information managers in health services across Australia for the purpose of collecting information on morbidity.Fact sheets
ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS - Development of Twelfth Edition Fact Sheet
Health classifications are used to provide a nationally consistent method of reporting conditions (including diseases, injuries, symptoms and related health problems) and the treatments (including surgeries, therapies and health interventions) of admitted pati...
National Hospital Cost Data Collection, Private Hospital Report, Round 24 (financial year 2019–20)
The private sector National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) is a voluntary collection that produces a range of hospital cost and activity information by the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRG). This report includes the findings from Round 24 (fina...Publications
National Coding Advice
National Coding Advice (that is, Coding Rules and education frequently asked questions (FAQs)) are published to facilitate nationally consistent assignment of ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes in the implemented edition of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS. National Coding Advice is generally...Publications
National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Public Hospitals Report - Round 26 (financial year 2021–22)
The National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) for the public sector, collected through the states and territories, is the primary data collection used to develop the national efficient price. These documents account for the hospital costs submitted by jurisdicti...