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biceps tendonitis icd-9?

  1. Default biceps tendonitis icd-9?
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    I was told to use 726.10 or 726.12 but that is specifically for tenosynovitis? im leaning more towards 726.10? thanks

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    Hi,

    As per icd guidelines tendonitis leads to tenosynovitis only, so 726.12 is more specific for bicipital tendonitis.

    Regards,
    Nalini CPC

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    Hi,

    Encoder states 726.12.

    Connie

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    thank you both

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