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Updating the Exempt Diagnosis Codes Present on Admission (POA) File to Accommodate Multiple Effective and Termination Dates

The purpose of this Change Request (CR) is to expand the POA file to accommodate multiple effective and termination dates for the exempt diagnosis codes from POA. Currently, the file only allows a code to be terminated once.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: January 27, 2022

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