Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Congenital malformations of posterior segment of eye (Q14)

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.

  • Q14.0 - Congenital malformation of vitreous humor
  • Q14.1 - Congenital malformation of retina
  • Q14.2 - Congenital malformation of optic disc
  • Q14.3 - Congenital malformation of choroid
  • Q14.8 - Other congenital malformations of posterior segment of eye
  • Q14.9 - Congenital malformation of posterior segment of eye, unsp