Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Osteochndrdys w defects of growth of tubular bones and spine (Q77)

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.

  • Q77.0 - Achondrogenesis
  • Q77.1 - Thanatophoric short stature
  • Q77.2 - Short rib syndrome
  • Q77.3 - Chondrodysplasia punctata
  • Q77.4 - Achondroplasia
  • Q77.5 - Diastrophic dysplasia
  • Q77.6 - Chondroectodermal dysplasia
  • Q77.7 - Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia
  • Q77.8 - Oth osteochndrdys w defct of growth of tublr bones and spine
  • Q77.9 - Osteochndrdys w defct of grth of tublr bones and spine, unsp