Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Congenital ms deformities of head, face, spine and chest (Q67)

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.

  • Q67.0 - Congenital facial asymmetry
  • Q67.1 - Congenital compression facies
  • Q67.2 - Dolichocephaly
  • Q67.3 - Plagiocephaly
  • Q67.4 - Other congenital deformities of skull, face and jaw
  • Q67.5 - Congenital deformity of spine
  • Q67.6 - Pectus excavatum
  • Q67.7 - Pectus carinatum
  • Q67.8 - Other congenital deformities of chest