Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 784.0
Headache
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 784.0 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 784.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cervicogenic headache
  • Chronic daily headache
  • Chronic facial pain
  • Chronic mixed headache syndrome
  • Chronic pain in face
  • Craniofacial pain
  • Daily headache
  • Epidural OB anesthesia induced headache, antepartum
  • Epidural OB anesthesia-induced headache in childbirth
  • Epidural OB anesthesia-induced headache, postpartum
  • Epidural obstetric anesthesia induced headache in childbirth
  • Epidural obstetric anesthesia induced headache postpartum
  • Epidural Obstetric anesthesia induced headache, antepartum
  • Epidural obstetric anesthesia induced headache, before childbirth
  • Epidural obstetric anesthesia-induced headache in childbirth
  • Epidural obstetric anesthesia-induced headache, postpartum (after childbirth)
  • Facial pain
  • Facial pain, chronic
  • Headache, cervicogenic
  • Headache, cervicogenic (from the neck)
  • Headache, chronic daily
  • Headache, mixed
  • Headache, occipital
  • Headache, sinus
  • Idiopathic stabbing headache
  • Mixed headache
  • Occipital headache
  • Pain in face
  • Sinus headache
  • Vascular headache
Clinical Information
  • Pain in the cranial region that may occur as an isolated and benign symptom or as a manifestation of a wide variety of conditions.
  • Pain in various parts of the head, not confined to the area of distribution of any nerve.
784.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Facial pain
  • Pain in head NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 784.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G44.1 Vascular headache, not elsewhere classified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R51 Headache
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 784.0:
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