2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.709

Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable, without status migrainosus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • G43.709 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Chronic migraine w/o aura, not intractable, w/o stat migr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM G43.709 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G43.709 - other international versions of ICD-10 G43.709 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Chronic migraine without aura NOS
The following code(s) above G43.709 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G43.709:
  • G00-G99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the nervous system
  • G43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43

    Migraine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • headache syndromes (G44.-)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Migraine
  • G43.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.7

    Chronic migraine without aura

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Transformed migraine
    Type 1 Excludes
    • migraine without aura (G43.0-)
    Chronic migraine without aura
  • G43.70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.70

    Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic migraine without aura, without refractory migraine
    Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic migraine
  • Migraine, transformed
  • Transformed migraine
ICD-10-CM G43.709 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 102 Headaches with mcc
  • 103 Headaches without mcc

Convert G43.709 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G43.709:
  • Migraine (idiopathic) G43.909
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.909

    Migraine, unspecified, not intractable, without status migrainosus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Migraine NOS
    • without aura G43.009
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.009

      Migraine without aura, not intractable, without status migrainosus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Migraine without aura NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G43.709
G43.6 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction
G43.60 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, not intractable
G43.601 …… with status migrainosus
G43.609 …… without status migrainosus
G43.61 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, intractable
G43.611 …… with status migrainosus
G43.619 …… without status migrainosus
G43.7 Chronic migraine without aura
G43.70 Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable
G43.701 …… with status migrainosus
G43.709 …… without status migrainosus
G43.71 Chronic migraine without aura, intractable
G43.711 …… with status migrainosus
G43.719 …… without status migrainosus
G43.A Cyclical vomiting
G43.A0 …… in migraine, not intractable
G43.A1 …… in migraine, intractable
G43.B Ophthalmoplegic migraine
G43.B0 …… not intractable
G43.B1 …… intractable
G43.C Periodic headache syndromes in child or adult

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.