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Clinical Quality Measure - Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan

Reference Number: AA-02363 Views: 1584 Created: 04/04/2017 03:44 PM Last Updated: 04/04/2017 04:18 PM 0 Rating/ Voters

The best process for meeting this measure involves 3 steps.

1. Record the Patient's Height and Weight in the Vitals List.  Include the inches and pounds to automatically calculate the BMI.  

2. If the patient is overweight record Diagnosis Code Z71.3 in their Problem List. This will record the BMI screening and counseling activity in the chart.

3. After the Z71.3 code is added to the Problem List you can Right Click on the line for this diagnosis and select Patient Education. 



4. Click Print and print the BMI counseling document created by the National Institute of Health for the patient. This action is recorded in the database.



Following the process above will meet the CMS69v5 Clinical Quality Measure. 


Measure Name eID eNQF NQF QID 
      Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan CMS69v5 N/A  0421  128 
 Measure Description Domain   Type  High Priority?
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 Community/Population Health  Process No
 eMedRec Process Vitals tracked and Patient Education printed from chart



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