2022 ICD-10-CM Code G56.13

Other lesions of median nerve, bilateral upper limbs

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:G56.13
Short Description:Other lesions of median nerve, bilateral upper limbs
Long Description:Other lesions of median nerve, bilateral upper limbs

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders (G50-G59)
      • Mononeuropathies of upper limb (G56)

G56.13 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other lesions of median nerve, bilateral upper limbs. The code G56.13 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code G56.13 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral disorder of median nerves, bilateral peripheral neuropathy of upper limbs, disorder of left median nerve or disorder of right median nerve.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

G5613 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert G56.13 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code G56.13 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018