#239: Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents

Quality ID

239

eMeasure ID

CMS155v6

NQF

0024

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

EHR

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Pediatrics

Measure description

Percentage of patients 3-17 years of age who had an outpatient visit with a Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) and who had evidence of the following during the measurement period. Three rates are reported.

  1.  Percentage of patients with height, weight, and body mass  index (BMI) percentile documentation
  2.  Percentage of patients with counseling for nutrition
  3.  Percentage of patients with counseling for physical activity

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