The following products are used in New Zealand:
- ICD-10-AM – The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification consists of a Tabular List of Diseases and an accompanying Alphabetic Index.
- ACHI – Australian Classification of Health Interventions consists of a Tabular List of Interventions and accompanying Alphabetic Index.
- ACS – The Australian Coding Standards is a list of standards used in conjunction with ICD-10-AM and ACHI to optimise accurate and consistent application of the classification in clinical coding practice
New Zealand upgraded concurrently with Australia to ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Eleventh Edition 1 July 2019.
The following table shows the implementation dates of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS in New Zealand:
|Date of Implementation||ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Editions|
If you require further information about the use and implementation of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS in New Zealand please email: [email protected]
The National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH), University of Sydney, Australia was responsible for the development of the classification products ICD-10-AM/MBS-E/ACHI/ACS First Edition through to Seventh Edition and AN-DRG/AR-DRG v3.0 to v6.0x under contract to The Australian Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA).
The National Casemix and Classification Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia was responsible for the development of the classification products ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Eighth Edition and AR-DRG v7.0 under the contract of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA).
The Australian Consortium for Classification Development (ACCD) was responsible for the development of the classification products ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Ninth Edition through to Eleventh Edition and AR-DRG v8.0 to v10 under the contract of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA).