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ICD-10-CM Code G44.8
Other specified headache syndromes

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code G44.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of G44.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified headache syndromes' in more detail.

The ICD code G448 is used to code Hemicrania continua

Hemicrania continua (HC) is a persistent unilateral headache that responds to indomethacin. It is usually unremitting, but rare cases of remission have been documented. Hemicrania continua is considered a primary headache disorder, meaning that it is not caused by another condition.

Specialty: Neurology
ICD 9 Code: 339.41
Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Hemicrania continua (disorder)
  • Chronic mixed headache syndrome (disorder)
  • Sphenopalatine neuralgia (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G44.8 - Other specified headache syndromes'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G44.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: G44 - Other headache syndromes

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