The clinical code table contains the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) codes and 24 fields for each code.


The clinical code table does not contain ICD-10-AM/ACHI guidelines and/or conventions (eg, Excludes or Includes notes) or any other text related to the code apart from the official full text descriptor.


All fields in the clinical code table are listed by their actual column name and description. Note that there has been no change to the structure of the table, the actual naming of the fields, or the intended meaning of the field attributes.


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NMDS Clinical Code Table Fields

The clinical code table field values are used as edit checks during the NMDS load process. Clinical codes that do not meet one or more of the edit checks will cause the event record to be rejected with a warning or error message.

The definitions for each of the 24 field are specified in the NMDS Clinical Code Table Fields.


Licensing Information for the AR-DRG Classification System

The clinical code table (or part of) for ICD-10-AM/ACHI and AR-DRG are a licensed product, therefore are not available through this web site. For clinical code table inquiries contact us at

Anyone working with ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS, AR-DRG data from the National Minimum Dataset (NMDS), Mortality Collection, New Zealand Cancer Registry (NZCR), Programme for the Integration of Mental Health Data (PRIMHD) and National Booking Reporting System (NBRS) needs to be aware of the Licensing Requirements for the AR-DRG Classification System.