Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.96
Generalized pain
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 780.96 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 780.96 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Generalized aches and pains (finding)
  • Pain crisis
Clinical Information
  • Causing physical or psychological misery, pain or distress.
  • Pain that is difficult to pinpoint.
  • Sensation of unpleasant feeling indicating potential or actual damage to some body structure felt all over, or throughout the body.
  • The sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony, resulting from the stimulation of specialized nerve endings.
  • Unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli and generally received by specialized nerve endings.
  • Unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
Applies To
  • Pain NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.96 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R52 Pain, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.96:
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