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


  • Register Intent to Submit to Public Health Registries

    November 11, 2015

    EPs and EHs must register their intent to submit with IDPH no later than the 60th day of the start of their EHR reporting period.

    For example, if you are an EP planning to use 90 days from October 3- December 31, 2015, as your attestation period, you need to register your intent no later than ...
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  • Important information for providers attesting in the MU EHR incentive program

    November 4, 2015

    CMS has released the following key program dates:

    IL Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

    Illinois EHR Medicaid Incentive Program (eMIPP) will remain up and available for attestations until Dec. 15, 2015
    eMIPP will be unavailable from Dec.15, 2015 through Feb. 13, 2016 as final rule updates are being made

    On Feb. 13, 2016, eMIPP will again be available for attestations ...
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  • Join us in exploring connected health in November

    October 14, 2015

    The Center for Health Information Partnerships (of which CHITREC is a part), is pleased to announce our role as a Strategic Affiliate for the HIMSS Connected Health Conference. We encourage you to join us at the conference, November 8-11, 2015, at The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, DC area.

    The ...
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