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Register to receive information provided by the Health Data Standards and Systems (HDSS) Unit.

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  • HDSS bulletins - updates and information regarding all the datasets administered by the department, as well as updates to circulars, ICD coding, and other general information
  • information specific to clinical coders and health information managers regarding ICD-10-AM/ACHI coding

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Reviewed 04 April 2023


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For information and advice about standards, specifications and data quality processes for the VAED, VEMD, ESIS, AIMS, VINAH and VCDC. 

HDSS Helpdesk Department of Health

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