Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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

Last updated: August 7, 2017

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 18 years and older BMI => 18.5 and < 25 kg/m2