Present on Admission Exempt ICD-10 Codes - Encntr for medical obs for susp diseases and cond ruled out (Z03)

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.

  • Z03.6 - Encntr for obs for susp toxic eff from ingest sub ruled out
  • Z03.71 - Encntr for susp prob w amnio cavity and membrane ruled out
  • Z03.72 - Encounter for suspected placental problem ruled out
  • Z03.73 - Encounter for suspected fetal anomaly ruled out
  • Z03.74 - Encounter for suspected problem with fetal growth ruled out
  • Z03.75 - Encounter for suspected cervical shortening ruled out
  • Z03.79 - Encntr for oth suspected maternal and fetal cond ruled out
  • Z03.810 - Encntr for obs for suspected exposure to anthrax ruled out
  • Z03.818 - Encntr for obs for susp expsr to oth biolg agents ruled out
  • Z03.89 - Encntr for obs for oth suspected diseases and cond ruled out