Emergency care

The Australian Emergency Care Classification (AECC) is the new classification for emergency care.



Emergency Care COVID-19 Response


The Emergency Department ICD-10-AM Principal Diagnosis Short List (ED Short List) was updated in 2022 with additional codes to classify COVID-19 testing and adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine. 

1 Jun 2022



Development of the admitted care classifications


The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) released a public consultation paper outlining the major changes for the following classifications used in admitted care: • Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRG) Version 11.0  • Intern...

10 May 2021

Cover image of National Coding Advice - March 2024

National Coding Advice


National Coding Advice are the Coding Rules and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the new edition. These 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 Advi...

17 Jun 2024

Tier 2 Non-Admitted Services 2024-25


The key publications that support the Tier 2 Non-Admitted Services Classification (Tier 2) are the Tier 2 Non-Admitted Services Definition Manual and the Tier 2 Non-Admitted Services Compendium.

9 May 2024

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AMHCC Version 1.1 Final Report


This final report provides the detailed statistical analysis undertaken in the development of Australian Mental Health Care Classification (AMHCC) Version 1.1, including the key changes to the classification and methodology of the refinement

18 Dec 2023

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