2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.83

Menstrual migraine, intractable

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • G43.83 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM G43.83 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G43.83 - other international versions of ICD-10 G43.83 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Menstrual headache, intractable
  • Menstrual migraine, with refractory migraine
  • Menstrually related migraine, intractable
  • Pre-menstrual headache, intractable
  • Pre-menstrual migraine, intractable
  • Pure menstrual migraine, intractable
Code Also
Code Also Help
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.
  • associated premenstrual tension syndrome (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N94.3

    Premenstrual tension syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (F32.81)
The following code(s) above G43.83 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 G43.83:
  • G00-G99
    2020 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


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
    Type 1 Excludes
    • headache NOS (R51)
    • lower half migraine (G44.00)
    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)
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
Code annotations containing back-references to G43.83:
  • Code Also: N94.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N94.3

    Premenstrual tension syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (F32.81)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G43.83
G43.8 Other migraine
G43.80 Other migraine, not intractable
G43.801 …… with status migrainosus
G43.809 …… without status migrainosus
G43.81 Other migraine, intractable
G43.811 …… with status migrainosus
G43.819 …… without status migrainosus
G43.82 Menstrual migraine, not intractable
G43.821 …… with status migrainosus
G43.829 …… without status migrainosus
G43.83 Menstrual migraine, intractable
G43.831 …… with status migrainosus
G43.839 …… without status migrainosus
G43.9 Migraine, unspecified
G43.90 Migraine, unspecified, not intractable
G43.901 …… with status migrainosus
G43.909 …… without status migrainosus
G43.91 Migraine, unspecified, intractable
G43.911 …… with status migrainosus
G43.919 …… without status migrainosus
G44 Other headache syndromes

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