Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Assault by steam, hot vapors and hot objects (X98)
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.
X98.0XXA - Assault by steam or hot vapors, initial encounter
X98.0XXD - Assault by steam or hot vapors, subsequent encounter
X98.0XXS - Assault by steam or hot vapors, sequela
X98.1XXD - Assault by hot tap water, subsequent encounter