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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 8th edition

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Metadata item type:Help on this termClassification Scheme
Synonymous names:Help on this termICD-10-AM 8th edn
METeOR identifier:Help on this term514003
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 03/12/2014
Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termThe National Centre for Classification in Health classification of diseases and related health problems.
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ICD-10-AM is comprised of:

  • Tabular List of Diseases - contains core three character codes with some expansion to four and five character codes. Two appendices are specified: Morphology of neoplasms; and Special tabulation lists for mortality and morbidity.
  • Alphabetic Index of Diseases - consists of three sections: Section I is the index of diseases, syndromes, pathological conditions, injuries, signs, symptoms, problems and other reasons for contact with health services. Section II is the index of external causes of injury. The terms included here are not medical diagnoses but descriptions of the circumstances in which the violence occurred. Section III is the index of drugs and other chemical substances giving rise to poisoning or other adverse effects (also known as the Table of drugs and chemicals).

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Origin:Help on this termNational Casemix and Classification Centre (NCCC) 2013. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) - Eighth Edition - Tabular list of diseases and Alphabetic index of diseases. Sydney: NCCC, Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong.
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ICD-10-AM was developed by the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH). During the development, the NCCH was advised by members of the NCCH Coding Standards Advisory Committee (CSAC) and the Clinical Classification and Coding Groups (CCCG), consisting of expert clinical coders and clinicians nominated by the Clinical Casemix Committee of Australia.

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Supersedes International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 7th edition Health, Superseded 02/05/2013, Tasmanian Health, Draft 13/09/2012

Has been superseded by International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 9th edition Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Archived 05/07/2017, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015

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Activity type code (ICD-10-AM 8th edn) ANNNN Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Diagnosis code (ICD-10-AM 8th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 13/11/2014
Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Not progressed 01/07/2016

External cause code (ICD-10-AM 8th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Place of occurrence (ICD-10-AM 8th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Primary site of cancer code (ICD-10-AM 8th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Not progressed 19/03/2018
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

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