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Eleventh edition changes
 Rule No  Title  Date Effective  Status
0719/01  Bakri balloon catheter for management of post-abortion haemorrhage (PDF 151KB) 1 July 2019 Retired 
0719/02  Anticoagulation therapy pre and post surgery (PDF 160KB)  1 July 2019   Retired 
0719/03  Atypical small acinar proliferation of the prostate (ASAP) (PDF 207KB)  1 July 2019    Retired  
0719/04 Double balloon enteroscopy (PDF 263KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/05  Facet arthropathy of lumbar region (PDF 210KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/06  Failed lumbar puncture (PDF 167KB)  1 July 2019 Current -
Supersedes 0916/04
0719/07  Gitelman syndrome (PDF 208KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/08  Subgaleal  haemorrhage (PDF 150KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/09  Killer T-cell infusion (PDF 150KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/10  Long term use of aspirin (PDF 226KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/11  Retained placenta following missed abortion (PDF 222KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/12  Coding of multiple perineal tears (PDF 150KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/13  Postpartum haemorrhage (PDF 152KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/14  Pancytopenia (PDF 158KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/15  Coding of abbreviations from pathology (lab) test results (PDF 221KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/16  Premature rupture of membranes prior to 20 weeks gestation (PDF 151KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/17  Prescribed drug induced psychosis (PDF 214KB)  1 October 2017  Retired  
0719/18  Radiofrequency ablation of kidney (PDF 209KB)  1 July 2013  Retired 
0719/19  ACCD Coding Rule: Coding from findings on medical imaging (radiological reports) (PDF 253KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/20  Rapid endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) (PDF 225KB)  1 July 2017  Retired 
0719/21  Removal of testicular prosthesis (PDF 150KB)  1 July 2015  Retired 
0719/22  SMART syndrome (PDF 329KB) 1 July 2019  Current - 
Supersedes 0318/68 
0719/23  Additional diagnoses in delivery episodes of care (PDF 287KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/24  Round ligament pain (syndrome) in pregnancy (PDF 160KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/25  High body mass index (BMI) (PDF 274KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/26  Bone anchored hearing aid replacement (PDF 158KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/27  Endometrial scratch (PDF 158KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/28  Single same-day endoscopy, both diagnostic and surveillance (PDF 160KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/29  Multiple same-day endoscopies - one diagnostic and the other surveillance (PDF 274KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/30  Multiple same-day endoscopies, with assignment of Z08/Z09 and/or Z11/Z12/Z13 as additional diagnosis (PDF KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/31  Fibrinopurulent peritonitis (PDF 161KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/32  Chemotherapy/pharmacotherapy for neoplasm related conditions (ACCD Coding Rule) (PD 219KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/33  Follow-up infected joint prostheses by arthroscopic biopsy (PDF 387KB)  1 July 2019  Current - 
Supersedes 0318/45 
0719/34  Goldilocks mastectomy (PDF 218KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/35  Coding of Chapter 20 (Imaging services) codes when performed under anaesthesia (PDF 206KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/36  Elevated troponin (PDF 138KB)  1 July 2010  Retired 
0719/37  Perianal insertion of gold bead markers (PDF 197KB)  1 July 2015  Retired 
0719/39  Assignment of F17.1 Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of tobacco, harmful use (PDF 216KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/40  Pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome (PDF 160KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/41  Immunisation in obstetrics (PDF 157KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/42  Induction or termination 14-20 weeks with labour (PDF 219KB)  1 July 2019 Retired 
0719/43  Gerstmann's syndrome (PDF 342KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/44  Symphysitis pubis (pelvic girdle pain) (PDF 141KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/45  Costello syndrome (PDF 200KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/46  Red Man syndrome (PDF 252KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/47  Febrile neutropenia secondary to chemotherapy (PDF 135KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/48  Same-day endoscopy for follow-up of diverticulitis (PDF 366KB)  1 July 2019  Current -
Supersedes 0318/43 
0719/49  Viral upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) (PDF 197KB)  1 July 2019  Current -
Supersedes 0617/02 
0719/51  Laceration with debridement (PDF 208KB)  1 July 2019 Retired 
0719/52  McRoberts manoeuvre (PDF 209KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/53  MMR vaccine in obstetrics (PDF 233KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/54  Neurogenic bladder due to spinal cord lesion/disease (PDF 147KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/55  Turbinoplasty (PDF 223KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/56  Twins both born by SVD (PDF 143KB)  1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/57  Vitreomacular traction syndrome (PDF 151KB)  1 July 2019  Current - 
Supersedes 0718/02 
0719/58  Stiffness of knee following total knee replacement (PDF 204KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/59  Trauma de to removal of indwelling catheter (IDC) (PDF  276KB) 1 July 2019  Retired 
0719/60  Post endometrial ablation syndrome (PDF 292KB)  1 July 2019 Current -
Supersedes 0318/65 

2019

Rule No Title Date Effective Status
1219/04  Adhesions divided during caesarean without labour (PDF 265KB)  1 January 2020  Current - supersedes 1218/01 
1219/03  Autoimmune necrotising myositis (PDF 244KB)  1 January 2020  Current 
1219/02  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with influenza (PDF 206KB)  1 January 2020  Current 
1219/01  Influenza with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) (PDF 191KB)  1 January 2020  Current 
0919/03  Isolated pulmonary capillaritis (PDF 207KB)  1 October 2019  Current 
0919/02  Repeat cardiac ablation or cardioversion (PDF 234KB)  1 October 2019  Current 
0919/01  Activity (U50-U73) codes (PDF 192KB)  1 October 2019  Current 
0519/01  Colonoscopy with excision of anal skin tags (PDF 242KB) 1 June 2019  Current 
0319/05  Multiple administrations of chemotherapy with anaesthesia  1 April 2019  Retired 
0319/04  Follow-up for Helicobacter pylori after eradication therapy  1 April 2019  Retired 
0319/03  Allergic reaction to venom immunotherapy  1 April 2019  Retired 
0319/02 Gastropexy or cardiopexy performed without fundoplasty 1 April 2019 Retired
0319/01 Notchplasty without knee reconstruction 1 April 2019 Retired


2018

Rule No Title Date Effective Status
1218/10 Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) provided for less than 1 hour
1 January 2019 Retired
1218/09 Decompression of sigmoid volvulus 1 January 2019 Retired
1218/08 Lipomodelling following breast reconstruction
1 January 2019 Retired
1218/07 Drug seeking behaviour 1 January 2019 Retired
1218/06 Neonatal sepsis/risk of sepsis 1 January 2019 Retired
1218/05 Drug induced postural hypotension 1 January 2019 Retired;
1218/04 Adult underweight 1 January 2019 Current
1218/03 LARS gluteal tendon repair and reinforcement/reconstruction 1 January 2019 Current
1218/02 Trapeziectomy and abductor pollicis longus (APL) suspensionplasty 1 January 2019 Current
1018/05 Clot retention secondary to TURP (PDF 79KB) 1 October 2018  Retired 
0618/03 TNM Classification of malignant tumours (PDF 279KB) 1 July 2018  Retired  
0418/05 Intravitreal Avastin injection (PDF 132KB)
1 May 2018 Current
0418/02  Cystoscopy with uroflowmetry under anaesthesia (PDF 137KB) 1 May 2018 Retired 
0418/01  Clonidine suppression test (PDF 195KB) 1 May 2018  Retired
0218/05
Bone anchored hearing aid replacement (PDF 103KB)  1 January 2017
Retired
0218/03
Hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) administration in newborn (PDF 106KB)
1 January 2018
Retired
0218/01 Endoscopy, same-day, findings (PDF 452KB) 1 March 2018
Current -
supersedes 0115/01


Tenth edition changes

0318/05  Smoking, passive (PDF 149KB)  1 July 2017  Retired
0318/07  Anaemia, drug induced (PDF 198KB) 1 July 2015  Retired
0318/08  Syndrome, Intra-operative floppy iris (IFIS) (PDF 139KB) 1 April 2014  Retired
0318/10  Contracture, capsular, breast implant (PDF 280KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/11  Metallosis due to joint prosthesis (PDF 160KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/12  Syndrome, failed back (PDF 214KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/13  Syndrome, haemodialysis associated steal (PDF 161KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/14  Cellulitis/abscess due to self-injecting (PDF 275KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/15  Follow-up ulcerative colitis (PDF246 KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/16  Facetectomy (PDF 217KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/17  Erosion, mesh (PDF 226KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/18  Complications of prosthetic devices, implants and grafts/haematoma following cardiac catheterisation
 (PDF 286KB)
1 July 2017 Retired
0318/09   Protrusion of transvaginal tension-free tape (TVT) (PDF 197KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/20  Methylated spirits poisoning (PDF 204KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/21   Postprocedural blisters due to friction (PDF 149KB) 1 July 2017  Retired  
0318/22  Encrusted JJ Stent (PDF 281KB) 1 July 2017  Current - Supersedes 0613/07 
0318/23   Delayed/secondary postpartum haemorrhage (PDF 257KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/25   Postpartum bowel obstruction (PDF 155KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/27  Gastric band repositioning (PDF 138KB) 1 July 2015 Retired
0318/28  Endoscopy, coding, day case, causal link (PDF 253KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/29  Endoscopy, same day, follow-up polyps (PDF 196KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/30   PEG infection/leaking gastrostomy tube (PDF 209KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/32  Gastric band port re-siting (PDF 264KB) 1 July 2015 Retired
0318/33   IV administration of methotrexate for a non-neoplastic condition (PDF 150KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/34   Blood Alcohol Level (BAL) (PDF 150 KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/35   Mucosal pressure injuries (PDF 209KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/36   Acquired encephalocele (PDF 215KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/37   Lynch syndrome, indication for colonoscopy (PDF 250KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/38   Fetal distress (PDF 257KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/39   Screening colonoscopy with benign neoplasm found (PDF 190 KB) 1 July 2017 Retired 
0318/40   Procedures normally not coded (PDF 209KB) 1 July 2017  Retired 
0318/41 Melanosis coli and bladder trabeculation (PDF 236KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/44 Follow-up Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) (PDF 254KB) 1 July 2017 Current - Supersedes 1012/03
0318/46 Positive coeliac serology (PDF 195KB) 1 July 2017 Current - Supersedes
0815/02
0318/48 Parkinson's disease with neurogenic orthostatic (postural) hypotension (PDF 384KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/49 Failed gastric band (PDF 224KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/66 Congenital intestinal lymphangiectasia (PDF 198KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/72 Lymphangiectasia, intestinal, congenital (PDF 210KB) 1 July 2017 Retired
0318/74  Infected bee or insect sting  1 July 2017  Current - Superseded 0716/02 

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2017

Rule No Title Date Effective Status
1217/01 ACAT Assessment (PDF 244KB)
1 January 2018 Current
1217/03 Viral induced wheeze (PDF 270KB)
1 January 2018 Retired
1017/09 Aryepiglottoplasty/supraglottoplasty performed for laryngomalacia (PDF 256KB) 1 November 2017 Retired
1017/08 Urosepsis (PDF 249KB) 1 November 2017 Current
1017/07 Application of ACCD Coding Rule Fluid overload, ESKD and pulmonary oedema (June 2013) in patients with CCF and/or renal failure (PDF 259KB) 1 November 2017 Current
1017/05 Angio-oedema due to drug(s) in therapeutic use (PDF 259KB) 1 November 2017 Current - Supersedes 0511/07
1017/04 Triplegic spastic cerebral palsy (PDF 244KB) 1 November 201 Current
1017/02 Post Mohs defect reconstruction (PDF 259KB)
1 November 2017 Current - Supersedes 0511/03
0817/05 Bone graft with ORIF (PDF 98KB)
2 August 2017
Current
0817/02 Asynclitic presentation (PDF 98KB)
2 August 2017
Current
0817/01 Bladder stretch injury due to acute urine retention (PDF 98KB)
2 August 2017
Current
0617/03
Continuous glucose monitor insertion (PDF 70KB)
7 June 2017 Current
0617/01 Syncope, neurocardiogenic (PDF 70KB)
7 June 2017 Current
0417/12 Histopathology report abstraction & morphology coding - microscopic and conclusion sections (PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 0809/03
0417/10 Lord's plication of hydrocele (PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 0516/03
0417/09 Laminectomy, decompressive, of thoracic and lumbar spine, by posterior approach (PDF 311KB)
12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 1209/05
0417/08 Type 1 and Type 2 myocardial infarction (MI) (PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 0916/10
0417/07 Stenosis, iliac artery, in diabetes with PVD (PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 1014/03
0417/06 Intranasal sedation (PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 0916/07
0417/05 Hyperplastic rectosigmoid polyp(PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 0716/03
0417/04 Hut Lung (PDF 311KB) 12 April 2017 Current - Supersedes 0716/01
0217/03 Tattoo complication, external cause code (PDF 141KB)
15 February 2017 Current

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2016

Rule No Title Date Effective Status
0916/09 Inflammation documented on histopathology report (PDF 266KB) 21 September 2016 Current

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2015

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2014

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2013

Rule No Title Date Effective Status
0613/05  Z53 code instruction in ACS 1551 Obstetric perineal lacerations/grazes (PDF 133KB)  1 July 2013  Current 
1113/01 Failed calculus extraction from bile duct (PDF 195KB) 26 November 2013 Current

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2012

Rule No Title Date Effective Status




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2011

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2009

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