Pain, not elsewhere classified G89- >

Code Also
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A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • related psychological factors associated with pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.42

    Pain disorder with related psychological factors

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    • associated acute or chronic pain (G89.-)
    F45.42
    )
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as G89. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • generalized pain NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute and chronic pain, not elsewhere classified (G89.-)
    • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
    • abdomen pain (R10.-)
    • back pain (M54.9)
    • breast pain (N64.4)
    • chest pain (R07.1-R07.9)
    • ear pain (H92.0-)
    • eye pain (H57.1)
    • headache (R51)
    • joint pain (M25.5-)
    • limb pain (M79.6-)
    • lumbar region pain (M54.5)
    • pelvic and perineal pain (R10.2)
    • shoulder pain (M25.51-)
    • spine pain (M54.-)
    • throat pain (R07.0)
    • tongue pain (K14.6)
    • tooth pain (K08.8)
    • renal colic (N23)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    R52
    )
  • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.41

    Pain disorder exclusively related to psychological factors

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Somatoform pain disorder (persistent)
    F45.41
    )
  • pain NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute and chronic pain, not elsewhere classified (G89.-)
    • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
    • abdomen pain (R10.-)
    • back pain (M54.9)
    • breast pain (N64.4)
    • chest pain (R07.1-R07.9)
    • ear pain (H92.0-)
    • eye pain (H57.1)
    • headache (R51)
    • joint pain (M25.5-)
    • limb pain (M79.6-)
    • lumbar region pain (M54.5)
    • pelvic and perineal pain (R10.2)
    • shoulder pain (M25.51-)
    • spine pain (M54.-)
    • throat pain (R07.0)
    • tongue pain (K14.6)
    • tooth pain (K08.8)
    • renal colic (N23)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    R52
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (G89) and the excluded code together.
  • atypical face pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G50.1

    Atypical facial pain

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    G50.1
    )
  • headache syndromes (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G44
    • G44 Other headache syndromes
      • G44.0 Cluster headaches and other trigeminal autono...
        • G44.00 Cluster headache syndrome, unspecified
          • G44.001 Cluster headache syndrome, unspecified, intra...
          • G44.009 Cluster headache syndrome, unspecified, not i...
        • G44.01 Episodic cluster headache
        • G44.02 Chronic cluster headache
        • G44.03 Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania
          • G44.031 …… intractable
          • G44.039 Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania, not intractab...
        • G44.04 Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania
          • G44.041 …… intractable
          • G44.049 Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania, not intractabl...
        • G44.05 Short lasting unilateral neuralgiform headach...
          • G44.051 Short lasting unilateral neuralgiform headach...
          • G44.059 Short lasting unilateral neuralgiform headach...
        • G44.09 Other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (TAC)
          • G44.091 Other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (TAC), ...
          • G44.099 Other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (TAC), ...
      • G44.1 Vascular headache, not elsewhere classified
      • G44.2 Tension-type headache
        • G44.20 Tension-type headache, unspecified
          • G44.201 Tension-type headache, unspecified, intractab...
          • G44.209 Tension-type headache, unspecified, not intra...
        • G44.21 Episodic tension-type headache
          • G44.211 …… intractable
          • G44.219 Episodic tension-type headache, not intractab...
        • G44.22 Chronic tension-type headache
          • G44.221 …… intractable
          • G44.229 Chronic tension-type headache, not intractabl...
      • G44.3 Post-traumatic headache
        • G44.30 Post-traumatic headache, unspecified
          • G44.301 Post-traumatic headache, unspecified, intract...
          • G44.309 Post-traumatic headache, unspecified, not int...
        • G44.31 Acute post-traumatic headache
          • G44.311 …… intractable
          • G44.319 Acute post-traumatic headache, not intractabl...
        • G44.32 Chronic post-traumatic headache
          • G44.321 …… intractable
          • G44.329 Chronic post-traumatic headache, not intracta...
      • G44.4 Drug-induced headache, not elsewhere classifi...
        • G44.40 Drug-induced headache, not elsewhere classifi...
        • G44.41 Drug-induced headache, not elsewhere classifi...
      • G44.5 Complicated headache syndromes
        • G44.51 Hemicrania continua
        • G44.52 New daily persistent headache (NDPH)
        • G44.53 Primary thunderclap headache
        • G44.59 Other complicated headache syndrome
      • G44.8 Other specified headache syndromes
        • G44.81 Hypnic headache
        • G44.82 Headache associated with sexual activity
        • G44.83 Primary cough headache
        • G44.84 Primary exertional headache
        • G44.85 Primary stabbing headache
        • G44.89 Other headache syndrome
    G44.-
    )
  • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
  • abdomen pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R10
    • R10 Abdominal and pelvic pain
      • R10.0 Acute abdomen
      • R10.1 Pain localized to upper abdomen
        • R10.10 Upper abdominal pain, unspecified
        • R10.11 Right upper quadrant pain
        • R10.12 Left upper quadrant pain
        • R10.13 Epigastric pain
      • R10.2 Pelvic and perineal pain
      • R10.3 Pain localized to other parts of lower abdome...
        • R10.30 Lower abdominal pain, unspecified
        • R10.31 Right lower quadrant pain
        • R10.32 Left lower quadrant pain
        • R10.33 Periumbilical pain
      • R10.8 Other abdominal pain
        • R10.81 Abdominal tenderness
          • R10.811 Right upper quadrant abdominal tenderness
          • R10.812 Left upper quadrant abdominal tenderness
          • R10.813 Right lower quadrant abdominal tenderness
          • R10.814 Left lower quadrant abdominal tenderness
          • R10.815 Periumbilic abdominal tenderness
          • R10.816 Epigastric abdominal tenderness
          • R10.817 Generalized abdominal tenderness
          • R10.819 …… unspecified site
        • R10.82 Rebound abdominal tenderness
          • R10.821 Right upper quadrant rebound abdominal tender...
          • R10.822 Left upper quadrant rebound abdominal tendern...
          • R10.823 Right lower quadrant rebound abdominal tender...
          • R10.824 Left lower quadrant rebound abdominal tendern...
          • R10.825 Periumbilic rebound abdominal tenderness
          • R10.826 Epigastric rebound abdominal tenderness
          • R10.827 Generalized rebound abdominal tenderness
          • R10.829 Rebound abdominal tenderness, unspecified sit...
        • R10.83 Colic
        • R10.84 Generalized abdominal pain
      • R10.9 Unspecified abdominal pain
    R10.-
    )
  • back pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.9

    Dorsalgia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Backache NOS
    • Back pain NOS
    M54.9
    )
  • breast pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N64.4

    Mastodynia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    N64.4
    )
  • chest pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R07.1

    Chest pain on breathing

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Painful respiration
    R07.1-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R07.9

    Chest pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    R07.9
    )
  • ear pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H92.0

    Otalgia

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    H92.0-
    )
  • eye pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H57.1

    Ocular pain

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    H57.1
    )
  • headache (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R51

    Headache

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Facial pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • atypical face pain (G50.1)
    • migraine and other headache syndromes (G43-G44)
    • trigeminal neuralgia (G50.0)
    R51
    )
  • joint pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25.5

    Pain in joint

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    M25.5-
    )
  • limb pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.6

    Pain in limb, hand, foot, fingers and toes

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    M79.6-
    )
  • lumbar region pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.5

    Low back pain

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Loin pain
    • Lumbago NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • low back strain (S39.012)
    • lumbago due to intervertebral disc displacement (M51.2-)
    • lumbago with sciatica (M54.4-)
    M54.5
    )
  • painful urination (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R30.9

    Painful micturition, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Painful urination NOS
    R30.9
    )
  • pelvic and perineal pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R10.2

    Pelvic and perineal pain

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    R10.2
    )
  • shoulder pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25.51

    Pain in shoulder

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    M25.51-
    )
  • spine pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54
    • M54 Dorsalgia
      • M54.0 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.00 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.01 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.02 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.03 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.04 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.05 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.06 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.07 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.08 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and ba...
        • M54.09 Panniculitis affecting regions, neck and back...
      • M54.1 Radiculopathy
        • M54.10 …… site unspecified
        • M54.11 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
        • M54.12 …… cervical region
        • M54.13 …… cervicothoracic region
        • M54.14 …… thoracic region
        • M54.15 …… thoracolumbar region
        • M54.16 …… lumbar region
        • M54.17 …… lumbosacral region
        • M54.18 Radiculopathy, sacral and sacrococcygeal regi...
      • M54.2 Cervicalgia
      • M54.3 Sciatica
      • M54.4 Lumbago with sciatica
      • M54.5 Low back pain
      • M54.6 Pain in thoracic spine
      • M54.8 Other dorsalgia
      • M54.9 Dorsalgia, unspecified
    M54.-
    )
  • throat pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R07.0

    Pain in throat

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic sore throat (J31.2)
    • sore throat (acute) NOS (J02.9)
    Type 2 Excludes
    R07.0
    )
  • tongue pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.6

    Glossodynia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Glossopyrosis
    • Painful tongue
    K14.6
    )
  • tooth pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.8

    Other specified disorders of teeth and supporting structures

      2016 2017 - Deleted Code 2017 - New Code 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K08.8
    )
  • renal colic (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N23

    Unspecified renal colic

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    N23
    )
  • migraines (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43
    • G43 Migraine
      • G43.0 Migraine without aura
        • G43.00 Migraine without aura, not intractable
          • G43.001 Migraine without aura, not intractable, with ...
          • G43.009 Migraine without aura, not intractable, witho...
        • G43.01 Migraine without aura, intractable
          • G43.011 Migraine without aura, intractable, with stat...
          • G43.019 Migraine without aura, intractable, without s...
      • G43.1 Migraine with aura
        • G43.10 Migraine with aura, not intractable
          • G43.101 Migraine with aura, not intractable, with sta...
          • G43.109 Migraine with aura, not intractable, without ...
        • G43.11 Migraine with aura, intractable
          • G43.111 Migraine with aura, intractable, with status ...
          • G43.119 Migraine with aura, intractable, without stat...
      • G43.4 Hemiplegic migraine
        • G43.40 Hemiplegic migraine, not intractable
          • G43.401 Hemiplegic migraine, not intractable, with st...
          • G43.409 Hemiplegic migraine, not intractable, without...
        • G43.41 Hemiplegic migraine, intractable
          • G43.411 Hemiplegic migraine, intractable, with status...
          • G43.419 Hemiplegic migraine, intractable, without sta...
      • G43.5 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
        • G43.50 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
          • G43.501 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
          • G43.509 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
        • G43.51 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
          • G43.511 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
          • G43.519 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral inf...
      • G43.6 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
        • G43.60 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
          • G43.601 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
          • G43.609 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
        • G43.61 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
          • G43.611 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
          • G43.619 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarc...
      • G43.7 Chronic migraine without aura
        • G43.70 Chronic migraine without aura, not intractabl...
          • G43.701 Chronic migraine without aura, not intractabl...
          • G43.709 Chronic migraine without aura, not intractabl...
        • G43.71 Chronic migraine without aura, intractable
          • G43.711 Chronic migraine without aura, intractable, w...
          • G43.719 Chronic migraine without aura, intractable, w...
      • G43.A Cyclical vomiting
      • G43.B Ophthalmoplegic migraine
      • G43.C Periodic headache syndromes in child or adult...
        • G43.C0 Periodic headache syndromes in child or adult...
        • G43.C1 Periodic headache syndromes in child or adult...
      • G43.D Abdominal migraine
      • G43.8 Other migraine
        • G43.80 Other migraine, not intractable
          • G43.801 Other migraine, not intractable, with status ...
          • G43.809 Other migraine, not intractable, without stat...
        • G43.81 Other migraine, intractable
          • G43.811 Other migraine, intractable, with status migr...
          • G43.819 Other migraine, intractable, without status m...
        • G43.82 Menstrual migraine, not intractable
          • G43.821 Menstrual migraine, not intractable, with sta...
          • G43.829 Menstrual migraine, not intractable, without ...
        • G43.83 Menstrual migraine, intractable
          • G43.831 Menstrual migraine, intractable, with status ...
          • G43.839 Menstrual migraine, intractable, without stat...
      • G43.9 Migraine, unspecified
        • G43.90 Migraine, unspecified, not intractable
          • G43.901 Migraine, unspecified, not intractable, with ...
          • G43.909 Migraine, unspecified, not intractable, witho...
        • G43.91 Migraine, unspecified, intractable
          • G43.911 Migraine, unspecified, intractable, with stat...
          • G43.919 Migraine, unspecified, intractable, without s...
    G43.-
    )
  • myalgia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.1

    Myalgia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Myofascial pain syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    M79.1
    )
  • pain from prosthetic devices, implants, and grafts (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T82.84

    Pain due to cardiac and vascular prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 - Revised Code 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T82.84
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T83.84

    Pain due to genitourinary prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 - Revised Code 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T83.84
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.84

    Pain due to internal orthopedic prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T84.84
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.84

    Pain due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T85.84-
    )
  • phantom limb syndrome with pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G54.6

    Phantom limb syndrome with pain

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    G54.6
    )
  • vulvar vestibulitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N94.810

    Vulvar vestibulitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    N94.810
    )
  • vulvodynia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N94.81

    Vulvodynia

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    N94.81-
    )
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