Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS155v3|
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.
|Initial Patient Population:||
Patients 3-17 years of age with at least one outpatient visit with a primary care physician (PCP) or an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) during the measurement period
Equals initial patient population
Patients who have a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period
Numerator 1: Patients who had a height, weight and body mass index (BMI) percentile recorded during the measurement period
Numerator 2: Patients who had counseling for nutrition during a visit that occurs during the measurement period
Numerator 3: Patients who had counseling for physical activity during a visit that occurs during the measurement period
|Measure Steward:||National Committee for Quality Assurance|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Community, Population and Public Health|
|Next Version:||Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents|
Higher score indicates better quality
The visit must be performed by a PCP or OB/GYN.
Because BMI norms for youth vary with age and gender, this measure evaluates whether BMI percentile is assessed rather than an absolute BMI value.