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Coding in the Swiss healthcare sector

The coding of diagnoses and treatments, or procedures in the Swiss healthcare system, is required both for the compilation of various statistics and for the application of various tariff systems.

For the three inpatient tariff systems SwissDRG (acute somatic), TARPSY (psychiatry) and ST Reha (rehabilitation), the ICD and CHOP catalogues are used for coding main and secondary diagnoses, or procedures/treatments. From 2025, these two catalogues will probably also be used in the area of outpatient flat rates. Due to the importance of these two catalogues for the Swiss tariff system, you will find further information on the corresponding knowledge pages:

Our Casematch software can also help you to code your cases correctly. It uses artificial intelligence to suggest suitable ICD and CHOP codes. Learn more about this on the following offer page: