Table 1. Asthma Processes of Care Moderately to Strongly Correlated Within the Managed Care
Organization and Their Frequency of Use in Medicaid Managed Care Practice Sites
||Percent Usually or Always Using Process
|Delivery System Design
|Ensure primary care followup after urgent care visit
|Use asthma nurses or other case managers
|Give feedback reports to providers to improve asthma care
|Provide registries to clinicians
|Use registries to prompt clinicians regarding guidelines
Source: Lozano P, Grothaus LC, Finkelstein JA, et al. Variability in asthma care and services for low-income populations among practice sites in managed Medicaid systems.
Health Serv Res 2003; 38 (6 Pt I):1563-78.
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