Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 339.42
New daily persistent headache
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 339.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 339.42 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 339.42 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G44.52 New daily persistent headache (NDPH)
Approximate Synonyms
  • Daily new persistent headache
  • Headache, daily new persistent
  • Headache, daily, new persistent
Applies To
  • 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
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