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Body Fat %

  1. #1
    Nashville, TN
    Default Body Fat %
    Medical Coding Books
    Is there a code for measuring body fat percentage

  2. #2
    Albany, New York
    I'm going to assume you bill for a physician and I'm going to go out on a limb and say this would be included in your E/M code.
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

  3. #3
    Kingsport, TN
    Default Bmi
    The procedure for obtaining body mass index (BMI) is only a formula using height and weight. BMI equals a person's weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. (BMI=kg/m2). As far as I know there is no CPT that describes this service. However there is an ICD-9 code in the V85 section. I hope this helps.

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