Carpal tunnel syndrome, left upper limb. G56.02 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM G56.02 became effective on October 1, 2021.
FAQ icd 10 code for left carpal tunnel syndrome
What is the ICD 10 code for left upper limb carpal tunnel?
Carpal tunnel syndrome, left upper limb. G56.02 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM G56.02 became effective on October 1, 2019. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G56.02 – other international versions of ICD-10 G56.02 may differ.
What is the CPT code for carpal tunnel syndrome?
G56.02 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome, left upper limb. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
What is upper limb carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome, unspecified upper limb. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway of ligament and bones at the base of your hand. It contains nerve and tendons. Sometimes, thickening from irritated tendons or other swelling narrows the tunnel and causes the nerve to be compressed. Symptoms usually start gradually.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)?
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition in which the median nerve is compressed as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel and causes pain, numbness and tingling, in the part of the hand that receives sensation from the median nerve. Pain may extend up the arm leading to discomfort extending to the shoulder and forearm.
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