Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Encounter for antenatal screening of mother (Z36)

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.

  • Z36.0 - Encounter for antenatal screening for chromosomal anomalies
  • Z36.1 - Enctr for antenat screen for raised alphafetoprotein level
  • Z36.2 - Encounter for other antenatal screening follow-up
  • Z36.3 - Encounter for antenatal screening for malformations
  • Z36.4 - Enctr for antenatal screening for fetal growth retardation
  • Z36.5 - Encounter for antenatal screening for isoimmunization
  • Z36.81 - Encounter for antenatal screening for hydrops fetalis
  • Z36.82 - Encounter for antenatal screening for nuchal translucency
  • Z36.83 - Encounter for fetal screening for congenital cardiac abnlt
  • Z36.84 - Encounter for antenatal screening for fetal lung maturity
  • Z36.85 - Encounter for antenatal screening for Streptococcus B
  • Z36.86 - Encounter for antenatal screening for cervical length
  • Z36.87 - Encounter for antenatal screening for uncertain dates
  • Z36.88 - Encounter for antenatal screening for fetal macrosomia
  • Z36.89 - Encounter for other specified antenatal screening
  • Z36.8A - Encounter for antenatal screening for other genetic defects
  • Z36.9 - Encounter for antenatal screening, unspecified