AR-DRG Classification System Development & Refinement Services

The National Centre for Classification in Health (The University of Sydney) leads the Australian Consortium for Classification Development (ACCD), in collaboration with Western Sydney University, in the continuing development of the ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS.

The latest version of the AR-DRG Classification System (ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition and AR-DRG Version 9.0) is available from the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) website link

The ACCD Classification Information Portal (CLIP) is the web-based information portal used to help us communicate with you. Registering with CLIP will allow you access to Coding Rules, to view and make public submissions to the AR-DRG Classification System and maintain your contact details.

Please register or update your CLIP account details here.

Our Consortium Partners

National Centre for Classification in Health Western Sydney University

Contact Us

Please direct enquiries to enquiries@accd.net.au.

AR-DRG V8.0 Definitions Manual Errata 3  - November 2017
Download here
Errata 1 - November 2017 - Appendices Review of the AR-DRG Classification Case Complexity Process Final Report (1 Aug 2014)
Available here
NCCH presentations at HIMAA NCCH Conference 2017
Available from this link
Clarification on the application of the “Standards for ethical conduct in clinical coding”
Available here
FAQs Part 3: Tenth Edition Education
Are available here
Addenda to Errata 2 September 2017 (effective 1 October 2017)
Available here
FAQs Part 2: Tenth Edition Education
Are available here
FAQs Part 1: Tenth Edition Education
Are available here
Errata 2 September 2017 (effective 1 October 2017)
is now available
code it! Vol 4 No 4 - September 2017
is now available
Coding Rules for September 2017
are available now
Coding Rules - Updated  - 1 October 2017
view here
Cumulative Retired Coding Rules July 2013 -
Download here
Chronicle of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS First to Tenth Edition
Download here
Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding updated for Tenth Edition
Order here
AR-DRG Grouper and Certified Coding Look-up Tools / eBooks
List of vendors
AR-DRG DCL/ECCS Calculator (AR-DRG V8.0 and V9.0)
Try it here
AR-DRG V9.0 Definitions Manual
Purchase here
AR-DRG V9.0 Online Education
Access here
AR-DRG V8.0 Online Education
Access here
HIM Study - Understanding the perceived barriers and enablers to HIM professionals in the Australian health system undertaking research
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CLIP is a web-based information portal which is used to help us communicate with you.

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