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ICD10AM (ICD-10, Australian Modification) - Synopsis

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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.

Update Frequency
ICD-10-AM is updated every two years.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
ICD-10-AM was last updated in the Metathesaurus in 2000.

Sites Consulted

  1. 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: