CHITREC Presents the LAUNCH Program

The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) is proud to announce the creation of LAUNCH, a program designed to support healthcare providers as they strive to reach health IT goals, including EHR adoption and Meaningful Use attestation.

LAUNCH offers comprehensive services and personalized education in assessment and planning, electronic health record (EHR) selection, Meaningful Use education and gap analysis, workflow redesign, incentive program registration and attestation, privacy and security guidance, and other customized services based on your needs.

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CHITREC offers webinars to help you with the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs. We provide information on hot topics such as Privacy & Security and Health Information Exchange (HIE) to keep you informed, as well as the basics of attestation. Learn how to prepare for attestation and get a sneak preview of the attestation system with our webinar recordings.

Illinois Medicaid EHR Incentive Help Desk

Contact us for Attestation, Registration, and Meaningful Use answers.
Monday–Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm


  • Prepare Correct EHR Attestation Documents and Avoid Program Rejection!

    April 4, 2017

    A reminder to all qualifying providers:  April 30th 2017 is the deadline to attest for the Illinois Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program for the 2016 program year.  Prepare yourself and avoid rejection! Your 2016 EHR Incentive Program attestation will be rejected without supporting documents added to the More »

  • Take Advantage of the New QPP Resource Center

    April 4, 2017

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).  The QPP is the new Medicare initiative focused on measuring quality and improving healthcare delivery.  CMS recognizes that providers may need help understanding and participating in the QPP program.  The ...
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  • Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) Reporting Period for 2017 Is 365 Days

    April 4, 2017

    The Meaningful Use (MU) reporting period for 2017 is 90 contiguous days for the ten functional measure objectives. The reporting period for Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) is the full year.  This means most eligible professionals (EPs) will not attest until 2018 for 2017.

    The only exception is for EPs reporting on the MU measures for the ...
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