Percentage of patients 5-64 years of age with a diagnosis of persistent asthma who were appropriately prescribed medication during the measurement period. The Asthma and Medications measure was revised in 2016 and is not comparable to prior years. This measure was aligned with a specific clinical measure, CMS126v5, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. For more information about this eCQM, see https://ushik.ahrq.gov/ViewItemDetails?&system=mu&itemKey=206859000&enableAsynchronousLoading=true and choose "Bypass Authentication."
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