DenominatorPatients ages 5-64 who were seen during measurement year who were identified as having persistent asthma

Persistent Asthma pts meet one of the following over the measurement year and the year prior.
---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) 

NumeratorAppropriately prescribed medication during the measurement year (PPRnet 2019)
Exclusion/ExceptionNone