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

Attestation deadline for EPs/EHs is April 30, 2016


  • CMS Releases Changes to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

    November 1, 2016

    On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the updated payment rates and policy changes in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System for calendar year (CY) 2017. This final rule with comment period includes a number of proposed changes that would affect ...
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  • Medicaid Providers’ Enrollments Must Be Revalidated by September 24, 2016

    September 19, 2016

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require all Medicaid providers’ enrollments to be revalidated by September 24, 2016.

    In an effort to assist providers as much as possible, the IMPACT Help Desk ((877) 782-5565) will be staffed from 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM CDT next week, September 19, 2016 through September 23, 2016.

    The Department ...
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  • CHITREC is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week

    September 19, 2016

    This September, CHITREC — as a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare —is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week.  National Health IT Week is the premier event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings ...
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