*RETIRED* Clinical Quality Measures Report - Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma

***As of 2017, this Quality Measure has been retired by CMS. It is no longer able to be reported for Meaningful Use nor MIPS Quality measures. MacPractice maintains this documentation only for reference.***


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

  • Denominator:
    • The patient needs to be between 5 and 64 years old
      • The first report will include patients 5-64
      • Stratum 1 will include patients 5-11
      • Stratum 2 will include patients 12-18
      • Stratum 3 will include patients 19-50
      • Stratum 4 will include patients 51-64
    • They must be diagnosed with Persistent Asthma, indicated with the listed ICD-10 or snomed codes in the report footer
    • They must be seen during the filtered date range, indicated with the listed CPT codes in the report footer
  • Numerator:
    • They must have been prescribed a Preferred Asthma Therapy medication, indicated with the listed RxNorm codes in the report footer
    • The Preferred Asthma Therapy medication needs a Dispensed Date within the filtered date range
  • Exclusions:
    • Any patient with a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Emphysema, Cystic Fibrosis, or Acute Respiratory Failure active during the reporting period is excluded from the requirement of use of Asthma medications and is therefore removed from the report.
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