When you report a service using a diagnosis of obesity, overweight, or underweight, be sure to additionally report the appropriate body mass index (BMI) code. The Table reflects the appropriate International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes that should be reported for services provided. Subsequent to the implementation of International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) report the codes as shown in the third column of the table.

A 10-year-old new patient is seen for her annual preventive medicine visit. Her BMI is recorded at the 95th percentile for the child's age, height, and weight.

ICD-9-CM codes reported

ICD-10-CM codes reported

 

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