ICD-10-CM Code G44.221
Chronic tension-type headache, intractable
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G44.221 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic tension-type headache, intractable. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G442 is used to code Tension headache
Tension headache, also known as tension-type headache, is the most common type of primary headache. The pain can radiate from the lower back of the head, the neck, eyes, or other muscle groups in the body typically affecting both sides of the head. Tension-type headaches account for nearly 90% of all headaches.
|MeSH Codes:||D018781, D018781|
|ICD 9 Codes:||307.81, 339.1|
A woman experiencing a tension headache
- DRG Group #102-103 - Headaches with MCC.
- DRG Group #102-103 - Headaches without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G44.221 - Chronic tension-type headache, intractable'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code G44.221 and a single ICD9 code, 339.12 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.