Classification and Terminology

Welcome to the Classification and Terminology, National Collections and Reporting section. Here you will find information on the classification system used in New Zealand including clinical coding resources, guidelines and the coding query database.

In this section

  • Classification and Terminology leads clinical coding in New Zealand, ensuring quality information is available for casemix, research, health service planning, evaluation and funding Read more
  • The classification system used in New Zealand is the ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS. This section describes their implementation and the New Zealand clinical coding conventions. Read more
  • Information for clinical coders on using the classification system. This section includes the coding query database, resources for clinical coders, and the courses available in clinical coding. Read more
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