Billable Medical Code for Migraine Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 346.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 346.9.
Migraine Headache Definition and Symptoms
A migraine headache is a disabling headache that is defined by pulsating headaches. Symptoms include sensitivity to light, sounds, and smells, nausea, vomiting, a throbbing pain often on one side of the head, and seeing flashing lights right before the headaches onset. Common triggers for migraines are anxiety, stress, lack of sleep, hormonal changes, and lack of food.