Health Care System FactorsSince September 2018, the USPSTF^1^ has recommended that clinicians offer or refer adults with a body mass index of 30 or higher (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) to intensive, multicomponent '''behavioral interventions'''.
1. United States Preventive Services Task Force. [https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/obesity-in-adults-interventions1 Weight Loss to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: Behavioral Interventions]. [last accessed: 1/29/20]