2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G44.86

Cervicogenic headache

    2022 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • G44.86 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM G44.86 is a new 2022 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G44.86 - other international versions of ICD-10 G44.86 may differ.
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  • associated cervical spinal condition, if known
The following code(s) above G44.86 contain annotation back-references
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G44.86:
  • G00-G99
    2022 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
  • G44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G44

    Other headache syndromes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • atypical facial pain (G50.1)
    • headache due to lumbar puncture (G97.1)
    • migraines (G43.-)
    • trigeminal neuralgia (G50.0)
    Other headache syndromes
  • G44.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G44.8

    Other specified headache syndromes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • headache with orthostatic or positional component, not elsewhere classified (R51.0)
    Other specified headache syndromes
ICD-10-CM G44.86 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 102 Headaches with mcc
  • 103 Headaches without mcc
Code History
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): New code

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G44.86:
  • Headache R51.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R51.9

    Headache, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Facial pain NOS
    • cervicogenic G44.86

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G44.86
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
G44.86 Cervicogenic headache
G44.89 Other headache syndrome
G45 Transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes
G45.0 Vertebro-basilar artery syndrome
G45.1 Carotid artery syndrome (hemispheric)
G45.2 Multiple and bilateral precerebral artery syndromes
G45.3 Amaurosis fugax
G45.4 Transient global amnesia
G45.8 Other transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes
G45.9 Transient cerebral ischemic attack, unspecified
G46 Vascular syndromes of brain in cerebrovascular diseases

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