Development of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Thirteenth Edition and AR-DRG Version 12.0

Date published: 19 February 2024

The Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority (IHACPA) released its consultation paper on the development ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Thirteenth Edition and AR-DRG Version 12.0 from Thursday 2 November 2023 to Friday 1 December 2023.

The consultation paper outlines the major changes for the following classifications used in admitted acute care:

  • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) Thirteenth Edition
  • Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) Thirteenth Edition
  • Australian Coding Standards (ACS) Thirteenth Edition
  • Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups Version 12.0 (AR-DRG V12.0). 

Collectively the diagnosis and intervention classifications and standards are known as ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and underpin the AR-DRG classification

IHACPA invited all interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the major changes proposed for ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Thirteenth Edition and AR-DRG Version 12.0.

Submissions for this consultation closed at 5pm AEST on Friday 1 December 2023.

Submissions to the consultation paper

All submissions are published unless respondents specifically identify sections that they believe should be kept confidential due to commercial or other reasons.

Submissions received

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