Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a BMI documented during the current encounter or during the previous twelve months AND with a BMI outside of normal parameters, a follow-up plan is documented during the encounter or during the previous twelve months of the current encounter.
|Normal Parameters:||Age 18 years and older BMI => 18.5 and <25 kg/m2|
|Denominator:||All patients aged 18 years and older on the date of the encounter with at least one eligible encounter during the measurement period.
|Denominator Exclusions:||If patient refused BMI measurement:
If patient is pregnant:
If patients are in hospice care during the measurement period:
|Denominator Exceptions:||Indicate in the Care Checklist if there was a medical reason for not measuring vitals, or patient was in an urgent or emergent medical situation where time is of the essence and to delay treatment would jeopardize the patient's health status.
|Numerator:||Patients with a documented BMI during the encounter or during the previous twelve months, AND when the BMI is outside of normal parameters, a follow-up plan is documented during the encounter or during the previous twelve months of the current encounter.|
|Office Visit Documentation:||
Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Report.
|Guidance:||The most recent BMI will be used to determine if the performance has been met.|
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS69|