This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'Request for the ACC CEO's written explanation/clarification with respect to ACC's guidance to treatment providers relating to the allocation and recording of ACC Read Codes'.

23 May 2017 
David Lawson 
Email: [FYI request #5882 email]  
Dear Mr Lawson 
Official Information Act Request 
Thank  you  for  your  email  of  15  May  2017  requesting  information  concerning  the 
following subjects which are briefly summarised below: 
1.  ACC’s advice to treatment providers to “record the lowest relevant level of 
Read Code.” 

2.  ACC’s  processes for  a  treatment  provider  to  correct  an  earlier  providers 
diagnosis,  and/or  for  a  treatment  provider  to  be  able  to  add  additional 
injuries to an existing claim. 
ACC is  working on your request and wil  be in touch with you as soon as possible, 
and certainly by 13 June 2017. 
If you have any questions I will be happy to work with you to resolve these. I can be 
contacted via email at [email address]. 
Yours sincerely 
Government Services