2021 ICD-10-CM Code M70.041

Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right hand

Version 2021
Billable Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

M70.041 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right hand. The code M70.041 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:M70.041
Short Description:Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right hand
Long Description:Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right hand

Code Classification

Convert M70.041 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code M70.041 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.

Information for Patients


Hand Injuries and Disorders

No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

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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
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)