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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

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