Asthma - Asthma Controller Medication
Modified on: Tue, 18 Aug, 2020 at 12:02 PM
This measure is for use in the 2019 scorecard. It has been replaced for 2020 with the Persistent Asthma - Asthma Controller Medication measure.
|Denominator||Persistent Asthma patients that meet one of the following during both the measurement year and the year prior:|
- 1 ED visit with primary diagnosis of asthma
- 1 acute inpatient encounter with primary diagnosis of asthma
- 4 outpatient encounters with primary diagnosis of asthma and at least two asthma medication dispensing events during the year, OR
- at least 4 medication dispensing events during the year
NOTE: This is the HEDIS 2019 definition of persistent asthma and the exclusion for all the Asthma measures
|Numerator||Appropriately prescribed medication in 12 months (PPRnet 2019)|
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