Coding for Obesity

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Accurately coding for the services provided to patients is a crucial element of providing health care. The Wellness Work Group on Obesity has developed the following resources to assist ob-gyns and women's health care providers in coding for obesity-related services.

Synopsis

In this synopsis, the Wellness Work Group on Obesity provides an overview of coding for obesity-related services, including diagnosing obesity, screening for and managing obesity-related co-morbidities, and providing preventive services: Coding for Obesity (PDF)

Obesity Co-Morbidities Chart

In order to assist ob-gyns and women's health care providers in coding accurately for providing obesity-related care, the Wellness Work Group on Obesity developed the below table of obesity-related co-morbidities and their corresponding ICD-10-CM codes. This table is also available for PDF download.

Obesity Co-Morbidities Coding Chart 1
Obesity Co-Morbidities Coding Chart 2

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