A qualifier for each ICD-10-AM/ACHI code which indicates whether that particular code is for a principal or other diagnosis, procedure, external cause or morphology.
Only one diagnosis may be specified as the principal diagnosis.
Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC):
Each morbidity code is to be prefixed by an ICD-10-AM code identifier.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Additional diagnosis; Diagnosis; External cause; ICD-10-AM codes; Morbidity codes; Morphology; Principal diagnosis; Procedure; QHAPDC