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Appropriate treatment for children with upper respiratory infection

Numerator: Children in the denominator population who were not dispensed an antibiotic prescription

Denominator Statement: Children ages 3 months - 18 years who were given a diagnosis of upper respiratory infection

Measure Set: HEDIS

Data Source: Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) AuditHealth Plan/Insurance Data

Target Population: Adolescents, Children

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Quality of Care, Appropriateness of care process

Additional Information: http://www.ncqa.org/hedis-quality-measurement/hedis-measures

Keywords: Healthcare and Access

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