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.

We are closed from 23 December 2017
and will reopen on 8 January 2018.

HIMAA NCCH Conference 2018 - 31 October to 2 November
Call for papers
Coding Rules for December 2017
are available now
Errata 3 December 2017 (effective 1 January 2018)
is now available
code it! Vol 5 No 1 - December 2017
is now available
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
HIMAA NCCH Conference 2017 presentations
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
FAQs Part 2: Tenth Edition Education
Are available here
FAQs Part 1: Tenth Edition Education
Are available here
Coding Rules - Updated  - 1 January 2018
view here
Cumulative Retired Coding Rules July 2013 -
Download here
Chronicle of ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS First to Tenth Edition
Download here
ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition hard copy books
Purchase here
AR-DRG V9.0 Definitions Manual
Purchase here
AR-DRG V9.0 Online Education
Access here

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

Click here to access CLIP