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.

ACCD PhD Scholarship
Further information and application
Errata 4 March 2016 (effective 1 April 2016)
is now available
AR-DRG V8.0 Definitions Manual Errata 1 - February 2016
Download here
Coding Rules for March 2016
are now available
New Coding Rule for Zika Virus
Access here
code it! Vol 3, No 2 - March 2016
is available now
AR-DRG Online Education
Access here
AR-DRG V8.0 Definitions Manual
Purchase here
HIM Course at Western Sydney University - 3639 - Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
Further information
HIMAA-NCCH Conference 2016
Call for papers and registration are now open

Visit the Conference website
18th IFHIMA Congress
12-14 October 2016, Tokyo

Conference Website
PCSI Conference 2017
9-13 October 2017

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

Click here to access CLIP