Home Management Plan of Care (HMPC) Document Given to Patient/Caregiver

An assessment that there is documentation in the medical record that a Home Management Plan of Care document was given to the pediatric asthma patient/caregiver. 


Measure Steward

The Joint Commission


Measure Numerator

Pediatric asthma inpatients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given a written HMPC document that addresses all of the following:
1. Arrangements for follow-up care
2. Environmental control and control of other triggers
3. Method and timing of rescue actions
4. Use of controllers
5. Use of relievers


Measure Denominator

Pediatric asthma in patients with an age of 2 through 17 years, length of stay less than or equal to 120 days, and discharged to home or police custody.