Module 13 – Coding Haematology and Oncology Diseases with ICD-10-AM/ACHI

The Aim Of This Module

  • Introduce the contents of Chapter 2 Neoplasms & Chapter 3 Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs and Certain Disorders involving the Immune Mechanism of the ICD-10-AM Tabular List.
  • Explain how haematology and oncology diseases and procedures are coded.
  • Provide practice exercises in coding from Chapters 2 & 3 of ICD-10-AM.

The Objective Of This Module

  • Code records of patients being investigated or treated for diseases and disorders of haematology and oncology in a Day Surgery setting.
  • Recognise and apply medical terms when coding the conditions and procedures in the haematology and oncology section.
  • Apply relevant Australian Coding Standards to the coding of conditions classified in Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of ICD-10-AM.


Students must successfully complete the compulsory Modules 1-5 before proceeding with this module.