CMS Measure ID:

CMS69v7

Version:

7.1.000

NQF Number:

0421

Measure Description:

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

Initial Patient Population:

All patients 18 and older on the date of the encounter with at least one eligible encounter during the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions:

Patients who are pregnant

Patients receiving palliative care

Patients who refuse measurement of height and/or weight or refuse follow-up

Numerator Statement:

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

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

Patients with a documented Medical Reason

Patients in an urgent or emergent medical situation where time is of the essence and to delay treatment would jeopardize the patient's health status