Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.12
Bicipital tenosynovitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 726.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 726.12 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M75.20 Bicipital tendinitis, unspecified shoulder
Approximate Synonyms
  • Biceps tendinitis
  • Biceps tendinitis of bilateral shoulders
  • Biceps tendinitis of left shoulder
  • Biceps tendinitis of right shoulder
  • Bicipital tendinitis
  • Bicipital tendonitis
  • L bicipital tendinitis
  • Left bicipital tendinitis
  • R bicipital tendinitis
  • Right bicipital tendinitis
  • Tendinitis of bilat biceps tendon
  • Tendinitis of bilateral bicipital tendons
  • Tendinitis of left biceps tendon
  • Tendinitis of right biceps tendon
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.12:
  • Tenosynovitis (see also Synovitis) 727.00
    • bicipital (calcifying) 726.12
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