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 (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.

ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition Education
available now
AR-DRG DCL/ECCS Calculator (AR-DRG V8.0 and V9.0)
Try it here
code it! Vol 4 No 3 - June 2017
is now available
Coding Rules for June 2017
are available now
Coding Rules - Retired 30 June 2017 and Coding Rules Updated  - 1 July 2017
view here
Cumulative Retired Coding Rules July 2013 -
Download here
Errata 1 June 2017 (effective 1 July 2017)
is now available
Chronicle of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS First to Tenth Edition
is now available
ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition hard copy books
Purchase here
Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding updated for Tenth Edition
is now available
AR-DRG V9.0 Definitions Manual
Purchase here
AR-DRG V9.0 Final Report
Available here
AR-DRG V9.0 Online Education
Access here
HIMAA NCCH Conference 1-3 November 2017
Conference website
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
Download flyer
ICPC-2 PLUS - the BEACH coding system
Further information
PCSI Conference 2017
9-13 October 2017

Watch this space

CLIP is a web-based information portal which is used to help us communicate with you.

Click here to access CLIP