University HealthCare Alliance

August 15, 2019

Optum Insider | Osteoporosis, fall and fracture risks

Starting this month, we will be highlighting our Accountable Care Division by sharing important information from Optum. This would provide educational tips and updates for accurate coding and documentation to all of our providers.

This issue of the Optum Insider focuses on Osteoporosis along with fall and fracture risks.  Each year, 1 in 3 adults aged 65 or older falls; however, less than half mention the falls to their health care providers. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries, increasing the risk of early death.

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