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The goal of the Consultation and review of the AR-DRG and ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Classification Systems report was to review the end-to-end development processes, implementation arrangements and user needs in developing and implementing updates to the following classifications, now and into the future:
ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Third Edition was implemented between 1 July 2002 and 30 June 2004 for classifying episodes of admitted patient care across Australian hospital services. The Medicare Benefits Schedule – Extended was renamed as the Australian Classification of Health Interventions from the Third Edition.
The ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS classification system is comprised of the following classifications: