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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, Australian Modification Source Information
The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) was developed and is maintained by the Australian National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH).
This is the Australian modification of ICD-10.
ICD-10-AM includes an Australian classification of procedures. This is a multi-axial classification based on the Australian Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and is referred to as MBS-Extended (MBS-E).
For more information about ICD-10 in the Metathesaurus, see the ICD-10 source synopsis.
ICD-10-AM is updated every two years.
Metathesaurus Update Frequency
ICD-10-AM was last updated in the Metathesaurus in 2000.
- Australian Family of Health and Related Classifications – ICD-10-AM (AIHW) [Internet]. Canberra (Australia): Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; [cited 2010 Jul 30]. Available from: http://www.aihw.gov.au/datadevelopment/matrix/2nd_level/icd10am.cfm