ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Development

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:

New Zealand implementation dates
Date of Implementation ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Editions
01/07/1999 1st Edition
01/07/2001 2nd Edition
01/07/2004 3rd Edition
01/07/2008 6th Edition
01/07/2014 8th Edition
01/07/2019 11th Edition

If you require further information about the use and implementation of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS in New Zealand please email: coding_helpdesk@health.govt.nz

ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Editions

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).

 

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