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 and KPMG, in the continuing development of the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (AR-DRG) Classification System (which includes ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and AR-DRGs).

The latest version of the AR-DRG Classification (ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Ninth Edition and AR-DRG Version 8.0) 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 KPMG

Contact Us

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

Standards for ethical conduct
Further information
Overview of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition
HIMAA-NCCH Conference 2016

Available at this link
ICHI Alpha 2016
Go to Platform
Coding Rules for September 2016
are now available
code it! Vol 3 No 4 - September 2016
is now available
Public Consultation - AR-DRG Classification System Development and Refinement Services
Submissions received
ICPC-2 PLUS - the BEACH coding system
Further information
ACCD PhD Scholarship
Further information and application
Coding Rules - Superseded 15 June 2016
view here
New Coding Rule for Zika Virus
Access here
AR-DRG V8.0 Definitions Manual
Purchase here
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