Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 1.82: National Management of Asthma, 1999-2000

Percent of people with persistent asthma who are prescribed medications acceptable as primary therapy for long-term control of asthma, United States, 1999-2000
   
Year Percent
   
1999(Commercial)a 57.66
2000(Commercial) 62.58
2001(Commercial) 65.56
   
2000(Medicaid)b 57.35
   

a Members who are enrolled through an employer group policy or an individual or family policy.

b Members who are covered under a health plan's contract with a state Medicaid agency.

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance. HEDIS data from The State of HC Quality, 2002.

Table 1.81c: National Treatment of URI, 1997-1998 Table 1.83a: National Management of Asthma, 2000

Return to Tables Appendix
Return to Contents

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care