2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89.29

Other chronic pain

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  • G89.29 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM G89.29 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G89.29 - other international versions of ICD-10 G89.29 may differ.
The following code(s) above G89.29 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 G89.29:
  • 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
  • G89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89

    Pain, not elsewhere classified

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    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
  • G89.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89.2

    Chronic pain, not elsewhere classified

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • causalgia, lower limb (G57.7-)
    • causalgia, upper limb (G56.4-)
    • central pain syndrome (G89.0)
    • chronic pain syndrome (G89.4)
    • complex regional pain syndrome II, lower limb (G57.7-)
    • complex regional pain syndrome II, upper limb (G56.4-)
    • neoplasm related chronic pain (G89.3)
    • reflex sympathetic dystrophy (G90.5-)
    Chronic pain, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abdominal pain, chronic
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain with acute exacerbation
  • Chronic arm pain, both sides
  • Chronic back pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic back pain greater than three months duration
  • Chronic bilateral foot pain
  • Chronic coccyx pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic foot pain, both sides
  • Chronic left arm pain
  • Chronic left foot pain
  • Chronic low back pain
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Chronic neck pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic neck pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic nonmalignant pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic pain in coccyx for more than three months
  • Chronic pain in vagina
  • Chronic pain in vagina
  • Chronic pain of bilateral upper limbs
  • Chronic pain of left foot
  • Chronic pain of left upper limb
  • Chronic pain of right foot
  • Chronic pain of right upper limb
  • Chronic pelvic pain of female
  • Chronic pelvic pain, female
  • Chronic right arm pain
  • Chronic right foot pain
  • Chronic sacral pain for greater than three months
  • Chronic sacrum pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic thoracic back pain
  • Chronic thoracic pain
  • Chronic vaginal pain
  • Chronic vaginal pain
  • Long term current use of methadone
  • Long-term current use of methadone for chronic pain
ICD-10-CM G89.29 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc

Convert G89.29 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 G89.29:
  • Pain(s) R52
    - see also Painful
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

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    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 (R51.9)
    • 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)
    • chronic G89.29
      • specified NEC G89.29

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G89.29
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
G90.09 Other idiopathic peripheral autonomic neuropathy
G90.1 Familial dysautonomia [Riley-Day]
G90.2 Horner's syndrome
G90.3 Multi-system degeneration of the autonomic nervous system
G90.4 Autonomic dysreflexia

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