Coding spotlight: Obesity
Obesity is a serious issue in the United States. The obesity rate is rising. Obesity has significant health consequences, contributing to increased incidence of several diseases, including metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, high blood cholesterol, sleep disorders and cancers.
For detail information on obesity HEDIS® measurements and coding, please view the full update at https://mediproviders.anthem.com/Documents/CACA_CAID_ObesityCodingSpotlight.pdf.
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August 2018 Anthem Blue Cross Provider Newsletter - California