University HealthCare Alliance

October 14, 2019

Optum Insider | Focus on Nutrition

BMI (body mass index) can provide clinical information on a person’s nutritional status. According to the World Health Organization, a BMI between 18.50 and 24.99 is considered within the normal range for many individuals, although cut-off points are lower for many Asian populations.

Learn more about Pre-obesity, obesity and morbid obesity; Protein-calorie malnutrition; and documentation/coding tips in this edition