National Committee for Quality Assurance

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

Last updated: July 12, 2017

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