Limits of the HEDIS criteria in determining asthma severity for children.

@article{Cabana2004LimitsOT,
  title={Limits of the HEDIS criteria in determining asthma severity for children.},
  author={Michael D. Cabana and Kathryn K Slish and Bin Nan and Noreen Morrison Clark},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={1049-55}
}
OBJECTIVE Although the Health Plan Employer Data Information Set (HEDIS) is a common method for evaluating the quality of asthma care, its accuracy in characterizing persistent asthma in children is unknown. The objective of this study was to compare the assessment of asthma severity (persistent vs nonpersistent asthma) using the HEDIS criteria versus… CONTINUE READING