Community, Population and Public Health

Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents

Last updated: May 18, 2016

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

Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan

Last updated: May 18, 2016

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a BMI documented during the current encounter or during the previous six months AND with a BMI outside of normal parameters, a follow-up plan is documented during the encounter or during the previous six months of the current encounter

Normal Parameters:
Age 65 years and older BMI => 23 and < 30 kg/m2
Age 18 – 64 years BMI => 18.5 and < 25 kg/m2

Maternal Depression Screening

Last updated: May 18, 2016

Measure Description:

The percentage of children who turned 6 months of age during the measurement year, who had a face-to-face visit between the clinician and the child during child’s first 6 months, and who had a maternal depression screening for the mother at least once between 0 and 6 months of life.

Childhood Immunization Status

Last updated: May 18, 2016

Measure Description:

Percentage of children 2 years of age who had four diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP); three polio (IPV), one measles, mumps and rubella (MMR); three H influenza type B (HiB); three hepatitis B (Hep B); one chicken pox (VZV); four pneumococcal conjugate (PCV); one hepatitis A (Hep A); two or three rotavirus (RV); and two influenza (flu) vaccines by their second birthday.