Medicaid Acronym of the Day – WCC
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children/Adolescents – The percentage of members 3–17 years of age who had an outpatient visit with a PCP or OB/GYN and who had evidence of the following during the measurement year.
• BMI percentile documentation*.
• Counseling for nutrition.
• Counseling for physical activity.
* Because BMI norms for youth vary with age and gender, this measure evaluates whether BMI percentile is assessed rather than an absolute BMI value.
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