Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Congenital malformations of aortic and mitral valves (Q23)

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.

  • Q23.0 - Congenital stenosis of aortic valve
  • Q23.1 - Congenital insufficiency of aortic valve
  • Q23.2 - Congenital mitral stenosis
  • Q23.3 - Congenital mitral insufficiency
  • Q23.4 - Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Q23.8 - Other congenital malformations of aortic and mitral valves
  • Q23.9 - Congenital malformation of aortic and mitral valves, unsp