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SAS Name
CLM_POA_IND_SW3

The present on admission (POA) indicator code associated with the diagnosis codes (principal and secondary). 

Comments

The present on admission indicators for the diagnosis E codes are stored in  CLM_E_POA_ IND_SW1 - CLM_E_POA_ IND_SW10. 

Source: Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) 

CodeCode value
Y
Diagnosis was present at the time of admission (POA)
N
Diagnosis was not present at the time of admission
U
Documentation is insufficient to determine if condition was present on admission
W
Provider is unable to clinically determine whether condition was present on admission