Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Congenital malformations of nose (Q30)

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.

  • Q30.0 - Choanal atresia
  • Q30.1 - Agenesis and underdevelopment of nose
  • Q30.2 - Fissured, notched and cleft nose
  • Q30.3 - Congenital perforated nasal septum
  • Q30.8 - Other congenital malformations of nose
  • Q30.9 - Congenital malformation of nose, unspecified