Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Encounter for administrative examination (Z02)

The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific ICD-10 diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

  • Z02.0 - Encounter for exam for admission to educational institution
  • Z02.1 - Encounter for pre-employment examination
  • Z02.2 - Encounter for exam for admission to residential institution
  • Z02.3 - Encounter for examination for recruitment to armed forces
  • Z02.4 - Encounter for examination for driving license
  • Z02.5 - Encounter for examination for participation in sport
  • Z02.6 - Encounter for examination for insurance purposes
  • Z02.71 - Encounter for disability determination
  • Z02.79 - Encounter for issue of other medical certificate
  • Z02.81 - Encounter for paternity testing
  • Z02.82 - Encounter for adoption services
  • Z02.83 - Encounter for blood-alcohol and blood-drug test
  • Z02.89 - Encounter for other administrative examinations
  • Z02.9 - Encounter for administrative examinations, unspecified