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2018–19 highlights

In 2018–19, the Clinical Advisory Committee supported IHPA’s work program to deliver the following key achievements:

  • The Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2019–20
  • IHPA’s determination of the National Efficient Price and National Efficient Cost for 2019–20
  • Work to develop a new classification system for emergency care services
  • Work to develop Version 10.0 of the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups classification
  • Work to develop new versions of the classifications for admitted acute care: International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and the Australian Coding Standards (ACS) Eleventh Edition, collectively known as ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS
  • Work to refine the current version of the Australian National Subacute and Non-acute Patient classification
  • Promotion of the WRITEitRIGHT® mobile application to champion accurate
  • clinical documentation.