Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Congenital malformations of cardiac chambers and connections (Q20)

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.

  • Q20.0 - Common arterial trunk
  • Q20.1 - Double outlet right ventricle
  • Q20.2 - Double outlet left ventricle
  • Q20.3 - Discordant ventriculoarterial connection
  • Q20.4 - Double inlet ventricle
  • Q20.5 - Discordant atrioventricular connection
  • Q20.6 - Isomerism of atrial appendages
  • Q20.8 - Oth congenital malform of cardiac chambers and connections
  • Q20.9 - Congenital malform of cardiac chambers and connections, unsp