2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89.18

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Other acute postprocedural pain

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
  • G89.18 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM G89.18 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G89.18 - other international versions of ICD-10 G89.18 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Postoperative pain NOS
  • Postprocedural pain NOS
The following code(s) above G89.18 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 G89.18:
  • G00-G99
    2023 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
  • G89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89

    Pain, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • related psychological factors associated with pain (F45.42)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • generalized pain NOS (R52)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    • pain NOS (R52)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Pain, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute postmastectomy pain
  • Acute postoperative pain
  • Pain after cesarean section, postpartum (after childbirth)
  • Pain due to late effect of radiation
  • Pain postpartum
  • Pain postpartum after cesarean section
  • Postherniorrhaphy pain syndrome
  • Postoperative pain, acute
  • Postradiotherapy pain
Clinical Information
  • Pain during the period after surgery.
ICD-10-CM G89.18 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 947 Signs and symptoms with mcc
  • 948 Signs and symptoms without mcc

Convert G89.18 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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G89.18:
  • Pain(s) R52
    - see also Painful
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute R52
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

      Pain, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Acute pain NOS
      • Generalized pain NOS
      • Pain NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • postprocedural NEC G89.18
    • postoperative NOS G89.18
    • postprocedural NOS G89.18

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G89.18
G83.82 Anterior cord syndrome
G83.83 Posterior cord syndrome
G83.84 Todd's paralysis (postepileptic)
G83.89 Other specified paralytic syndromes
G83.9 Paralytic syndrome, unspecified
G89 Pain, not elsewhere classified
G89.0 Central pain syndrome
G89.1 Acute pain, not elsewhere classified
G89.11 Acute pain due to trauma
G89.12 Acute post-thoracotomy pain
G89.18 Other acute postprocedural pain
G89.2 Chronic pain, not elsewhere classified
G89.21 Chronic pain due to trauma
G89.22 Chronic post-thoracotomy pain
G89.28 Other chronic postprocedural pain
G89.29 Other chronic pain
G89.3 Neoplasm related pain (acute) (chronic)
G89.4 Chronic pain syndrome
G90 Disorders of autonomic nervous system
G90.0 Idiopathic peripheral autonomic neuropathy
G90.01 Carotid sinus syncope

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