Overuse of Imaging for the Evaluation of Primary Headache - ICD-10-CM Quality Payment Program Measure

Quality Measure Description Measure Type High Priority Submission Methods
Overuse of Imaging for the Evaluation of Primary HeadachePercentage of patients for whom imaging of the head (CT or MRI) is obtained for the evaluation of primary headache when clinical indications are not present.ProcessYESClaims, Registry

Linked ICD-10 Codes

The following ICD-10-CM codes are linked to the quality measure overuse of imaging for the evaluation of primary headache when used as part of a patient's medical record. This Quality Measure is part of Medicare's Quality Payment Program (QPP).

ICD CodeDescriptionCategory
G43.001Migraine without aura, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.009Migraine without aura, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.011Migraine without aura, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.019Migraine without aura, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.101Migraine with aura, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.109Migraine with aura, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.111Migraine with aura, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.119Migraine with aura, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.4Hemiplegic migraineMigraine (G43)
G43.401Hemiplegic migraine, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.409Hemiplegic migraine, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.41Hemiplegic migraine, intractableMigraine (G43)
G43.411Hemiplegic migraine, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.5Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarctionMigraine (G43)
G43.501Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.509Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.511Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.519Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.6Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarctionMigraine (G43)
G43.601Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.609Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.611Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.619Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.701Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.709Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.711Chronic migraine without aura, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.719Chronic migraine without aura, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.8Other migraineMigraine (G43)
G43.801Other migraine, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.809Other migraine, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.811Other migraine, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.819Other migraine, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.821Menstrual migraine, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.829Menstrual migraine, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.831Menstrual migraine, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.839Menstrual migraine, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.901Migraine, unspecified, not intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.909Migraine, unspecified, not intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.911Migraine, unspecified, intractable, with status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G43.919Migraine, unspecified, intractable, without status migrainosusMigraine (G43)
G44.009Cluster headache syndrome, unspecified, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.019Episodic cluster headache, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.029Chronic cluster headache, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.039Episodic paroxysmal hemicrania, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.049Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.059Short lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT), not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.099Other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (TAC), not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.1Vascular headache, not elsewhere classifiedOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.209Tension-type headache, unspecified, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.219Episodic tension-type headache, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.221Chronic tension-type headache, intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.229Chronic tension-type headache, not intractableOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.51Hemicrania continuaOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.52New daily persistent headache (NDPH)Other headache syndromes (G44)
G44.53Primary thunderclap headacheOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.59Other complicated headache syndromeOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.81Hypnic headacheOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.82Headache associated with sexual activityOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.83Primary cough headacheOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.84Primary exertional headacheOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.85Primary stabbing headacheOther headache syndromes (G44)
G44.89Other headache syndromeOther headache syndromes (G44)
R51HeadacheHeadache (R51)

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