Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 338.4
Chronic pain syndrome
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 338.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 338.4 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 338.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 338.4: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 338.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G89.4 Chronic pain syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic male pelvic pain
  • Chronic pain associated w psychosocial dysfunction
  • Chronic pain associated with psychosocial dysfunction
  • Chronic pain in male pelvis
  • Chronic pelvic pain syndrome
  • Psychosocial dysfunction due to chronic pain
Applies To
  • Chronic pain associated with significant psychosocial dysfunction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 338.4:
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • chronic 338.29
      • associated with significant psychosocial dysfunction 338.4
      • due to trauma 338.21
      • postoperative 338.28
      • syndrome 338.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • chronic pain 338.4
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