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code it! - ACCD Newsletter Vol 4, No 3, June 2017

Welcome to the sixth edition of our code it! Newsletter.

CONTENTS

What's New

What's New in CLIP

New Coding Rules
New Coding Rules have been published in CLIP as at 15 June 2017, for implementation 1 July 2017. Click here to view them.

Updated Coding Rules

The Coding Rule Insertion of a leadless pacemaker has been updated to include transvenous pacemakers but remains under the original publication date of 15 Sep 2016. 

The Coding Rule Conditions described as secondary to or due to has been updated for clarity but remains under the original publication date of 15 June 2016.

Click here to view track changes.

 

Errata 1, July 2017 now available

ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition Errata 1 is now available. Please update your hard copy volumes pior to implementation, 1 July 2017. Click here to download the errata.

 

ICD-10/ICD-10-AM Mapping

The ICD-10 to ICD-10-AM and ICD-10-AM to ICD-10 mapping tables are now available. Click here to download the mapping tables.

 

ICD-10-AM Chronicle

The ICD-10-AM Chronicle of Changes from First to Tenth Edition is now available. Click here to download the Chronicle.

 

AR-DRG V9.0 Final Report

The Report can now be be downloaded here and from the Independent Hospital Authority (IHPA) website.

 

Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding

Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding is now updated for Tenth Edition. Order here. --> insert link when ready

 

Purchase of Products

The ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition Manuals, Electronic Code Lists (ECLs) and Mapping Tables as well as the AR-DRG V9.0 Definitions Manuals are available for purchase. 

Please refer to the Ordering section below.

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ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Update

Tenth Edition update

The following milestones have been achieved in the last quarter:
  • launch of the online education (see update below)

  • completion of the Reference to Changes document for ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition

  • completion of the Chronicle for ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition

  • completion of ICD-10 to ICD-10-AM and ICD-10-AM to ICD-10 mapping tables

 

Eleventh Edition update

Following completion of Tenth Edition we have developed a preliminary work program for Eleventh. This will be tabled at the first ICD Technical Group (ITG) Meeting of the new edition development phase. The major focus areas of the work program for ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition will then be published on our website. Back to top

AR-DRG Update

AR-DRG V9.0

The final report is available on the ACCD website as well as from the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) website.

Further information can also be found on the AR-DRG V9.0 page.

The AR-DRG V9.0 education has been finalised. Please refer to the Education Update below for further details. 

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Future AR-DRG Versions will be developed inhouse by the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority. Please refer to the IHPA website for their Workprogram 2017-18. 

 

 

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Education Update

ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition Education

The  ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition was released on 15 May at the website: http://education.accd.net.au

The education focuses on major updates for:

  • Type 1 and Type 2 Excludes notes
  • Same-day endoscopy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Mental health interventions
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology review
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Destruction procedures
  • Other ICD
  • Other ACHI
  • Other ACS
  • Standards for ethical conduct in clinical coding

The online program includes a series of online tutorial videos accompanied by a Coding Exercise Workbook. On completion of the program, participants can complete a short challenge quiz to receive a certificate of participation.

Please also complete the Participant Evaluation form. Feedback is essential in helping us to refine and improve the online educational experience in the future. A summary of the feedback from the participant evaluation will be provided in the next newsletter.

Questions related to the Tenth Edition updates can be submitted through the ACCD Enquiries page. While individual responses will not be provided, these questions will inform the Frequently Asked Questions to be published after the implementation of Tenth Edition.

The NCCH is also planning to provide a face to face educational session dealing with FAQs from the Tenth Edition education at the upcoming HIMAA/NCCH Conference (November 2017).

Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding

The Tenth Edition revision of the Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding is available now.

This book provides a useful reference for clinical coder trainees or those returning to the coding work force who wish to re-familiarise themselves with coding basics. You can order it here. --> insert link when ready

AR-DRG V9.0 Education 

An education tutorial outlining the changes in AR-DRG Version 9.0 will be available on the ACCD website. ACCD will email all CLIP registrants advising when the tutorial is available. ??

 

OTEN and QUT Student Award

NCCH is proud to sponsor the OTEN award for the ‘Highest Achievement Clinical Coding’. This year's winner was: Ruth Brady.

The 2017 NCCH Health Classifications Prize awarded to the QUT Bachelor of Health Management student with the highest overall grade across the units Introduction to Clinical Classification, Advanced Clinical Classification, Practical Clinical Classification and Casemix and Activity Based Funding went to Jessica Franiek.

 

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Expression of Interest

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Upcoming Events

IHPA ABF and PCSI (Patient Classification Systems International) Conference 2017

Sydney, 9-13 October 2017
Hilton Hotel

Registration available now. Visit the Conference website

HIMAA NCCH Conference 2017

Cairns, 1-3 November 2017
Pullmann Cairns International

Program Themes
  1. Digital Health/Health Informatics – EMRs, personal health records, telehealth, consumer health informatics, aged care informatics, mobile technology in health, implementation of health information systems, social media and health.
  2. Health Classifications and Coding – funding, activity based funding, casemix, clinical costing, coding audits.
  3. Pricing for Patient Quality and Safety - clinical pathways, clinical indicators, patient outcomes, integrated care, models of care
  4. Information Governance – data standards, data quality, clinical data management, clinical documentation improvement.
  5. Health Services Management – human resource management, change management, strategic planning, accreditation, leadership.
  6. Medico-legal Issues – privacy principles and policies, security.
  7. International Health Information Management - practice and perspectives.
  8. Education and Training – workforce, professional pathways.
  9. Health Analytics - data analytics, business intelligence, predictive analytics.
  10. Health Information Management in 2025 – the future of health information management in the changing landscape, climate change and its effect on the future of health information and health generally in Australia, technology interoperability during major weather events. 

Watch this space

 

Professional development

For further professional development opportunities and ongoing education please refer to:

http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/ncch/events/current-events.shtml

https://www.accd.net.au/ (What’s New)  

 
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Ordering ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and AR-DRG Related Products

The Tenth Edition ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS hard copy books, Electronic Code Lists (ECLs) and Mapping Tables as well as AR-DRG V9.0 Definition manuals

are now available for purchase from the IHPA Sales website.

Please also refer to the IHPA AR-DRG Classification System Product Sales Frequently Asked Questions Sales website.

The Ninth Edition ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS hard copy books, Electronic Code Lists (ECLs), Mapping Tables and AR-DRG Version 8.0 Definitions Manual continue to be available for purchase from the IHPA Sales website.

Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding

The NCCH has released the Tenth Edition revision of the Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding. You can order it here.  --> insert link when ready.  

ICPC-2 PLUS License

If you are developing a software program, either for clinical or research purposes, and would like to consider using the ICPC-2 PLUS terminology, see the Developers section of the NCCH website.

If you are purchasing an EHR system that incorporates ICPC-2 PLUS and would like to use it for coding your health information, see the End Users section of the NCCH website

 
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