Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 339.42
New daily persistent headache
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: New daily pers headache.
  • ICD-9-CM 339.42 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 339.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Headache, daily new persistent
  • Headache, daily, new persistent
Applies To
  • NDPH
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 339.42 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G44.52 New daily persistent headache (NDPH)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 339.42:
  • Headache 784.0
    • daily
      • chronic 784.0
      • new persistent (NPDH) 339.42
  • NPDH (new persistent daily headache) 339.42
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 339.42 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 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.