DenominatorPatients ages 5-64 who were seen during in 12 months who were identified
as having persistent asthma

Persistent Asthma pts meet one of the following over the past 24 months.
---1 ED visit with primary dx of asthma within 24 months
---1 acute inpatient encounter with primary dx of asthma within 24 months
---4 outpatient encounters with primary dx of asthma and at least two asthma medication dispensing events within 24 months
---at least 4 medication dispensing events within 24 months (PPRNet 2019)
NumeratorReceived an influenza immunization OR who reported previous receipt of an influenza immunization
  between August 1 of the previous measure year to March 31 of the measure year (MSSP 2019)
Exclusion/Exception•Documentation of medical reason(s) for not receiving
influenza immunization (eg, patient allergy, other medical
reasons)
•Documentation of patient reason(s) for not receiving
influenza immunization (eg, patient declined, other patient
reasons)
•Documentation of system reason(s) for not receiving
influenza immunization (eg, vaccine not available, other
system reasons)