Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma

Percentage of patients 5-64 years of age who were identified as having persistent asthma and were appropriately prescribed medication during the measurement
period.

 

Measure Steward

National Committee for Quality Assurance

 

Measure Numerator

Patients who were dispensed at least one prescription for a preferred therapy during the measurement period.

 

Measure Denominator

Patients 5-64 years of age with persistent asthma and a visit during the measurement period.