The status of clinical coding for an episode of admitted patient care.
Admitted patient care
Episode of admitted patient care-clinical coding status is derived from the Incomplete coded episode of admitted patient care-reason for incomplete clinical coding data element and/or the presence or absence of recorded ICD-10-AM (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification) and/or ACHI (Australian Classification of Health Related Problems) codes as follows:
Code 1 Not started
No ICD-10-AM codes are recorded for the episode of admitted patient care.
Code 2 Started - incomplete
A reason for incomplete coding is recorded for the episode of admitted patient care.
Code 3 Complete
ICD-10-AM codes are recorded and a reason for incomplete clinical coding is not recorded for the episode of admitted patient care.
Clinical coding of an episode of admitted patient care involves the assignment of ICD-10-AM and/or ACHI codes according to Australian coding standards and coding convention.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Clinical coding; Coding; Incomplete coding; Morbidity codes