ICD-10-CM Code G44.8
Other specified headache syndromes
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- G44.8 Other specified headache syndromes NON-BILLABLE
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||339.41|
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.