Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 723.1
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 723.1 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 723.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cervical spine pain
  • Cervical spine pain greater than 3 months, chronic
  • Cervical spine pain, less than 3 months, acute
  • Cervical spine problem, chronic, > 3 months
  • Chronic disorder of cervical spine greater than three months
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Neck pain
  • Neck pain, chronic
  • Pain in cervical spine for less than 3 months
  • Pain in cervical spine for more than 3 months
  • Pain, cervical (neck) spine, acute less than 3 months
  • Pain, cervical (neck), chronic, more than 3 months
  • problem cervical (neck), chronic, more than 3 months
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by marked discomfort sensation in the neck area.
  • Discomfort or more intense forms of pain that are localized to the cervical region. This term generally refers to pain in the posterior or lateral regions of the neck.
  • Painful sensation in the neck area.
Applies To
  • Pain in neck
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 723.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M54.2 Cervicalgia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 723.1:
  • Cervicalgia 723.1
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • neck NEC 723.1
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