Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Accidental handgun discharge and malfunction (W32)

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.

  • W32.0XXA - Accidental handgun discharge, initial encounter
  • W32.0XXD - Accidental handgun discharge, subsequent encounter
  • W32.0XXS - Accidental handgun discharge, sequela
  • W32.1XXA - Accidental handgun malfunction, initial encounter
  • W32.1XXD - Accidental handgun malfunction, subsequent encounter
  • W32.1XXS - Accidental handgun malfunction, sequela