Headache R51

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Headache" is "R51". R51 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • R51 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM R51 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R51 - other international versions of ICD-10 R51 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Facial pain NOS
Type 1 Excludes:
  • atypical face pain (G50.1)
  • migraine and other headache syndromes (G43-G44)
  • trigeminal neuralgia (G50.0)

Codes: = Billable

  • R51 Headache

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.