2021 ICD-10-CM Code G56.93

Unspecified mononeuropathy of bilateral upper limbs

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

G56.93 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified mononeuropathy of bilateral upper limbs. The code G56.93 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like G56.93 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:G56.93
Short Description:Unspecified mononeuropathy of bilateral upper limbs
Long Description:Unspecified mononeuropathy of bilateral upper limbs

Code Classification

Replacement Code

G5693 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert G56.93 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code G56.93 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