Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.8
Hiccough
  • ICD-9-CM 786.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 786.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 786.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 786.8: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hiccoughs
  • Hiccup
786.8 Excludes
  • psychogenic hiccough (306.1)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.8 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R06.6 Hiccough
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.8:
  • Hiccough 786.8
  • Hiccup (see also Hiccough) 786.8
  • Singultus 786.8
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • diaphragm (reflex) 786.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 786.8 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.