Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z76)
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.
Z76.0 - Encounter for issue of repeat prescription
Z76.1 - Encounter for health supervision and care of foundling
Z76.2 - Encntr for hlth suprvsn and care of healthy infant and child