The purpose of the public submission process is to:

  • ensure the clinical relevancy of the classifications; and
  • ensure the continuing applicability of the classifications throughout the health care system.

Public submission for the 2018 version of the classifications is now closed. Additional requests received for enhancements to the classification will be saved for future consideration. Please review the submission guidelines and then complete the form below to submit your request. Please submit a separate form for each requested change. If you have questions about the process or the submission guidelines you may contact Classifications@cihi.ca.

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Include rationale to explain why this code change is necessary. Reasons like “need new code ”or “no code currently available” does not explain the rationale. If information is incomplete, this submission will be returned for more information.
Please provide any references used such as Internet addresses (URL) or copies of articles and cite the author, title, journal, text, volume, page and year as necessary. If supporting documentation is incomplete, this submission will be returned for more information.