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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Webinars

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.
855-MU-HELP-1
(855-684-3571)
hfs.ehrincentive@illinois.gov
Monday–Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm



News

  • CMS Publishes Update on Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Value Sets for 2017 Performance Period

    February 7, 2017

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) has published an addendum to the 2016 eCQM specifications (published in April 2016). This addendum updates relevant International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 Clinical Modification (CM) and Procedure Coding System (PCS) eCQM value sets for the 2017 performance year. These changes ...
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  • Subscribe to the Quality Payment Program Listserv

    February 7, 2017

    Subscribers of the PQRS listserv are encouraged to sign up for the new CMS Quality Payment Program listserv.

    The Quality Payment Program is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and includes two tracks — Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

    MIPS will replace three Medicare ...
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  • New Materials on the Quality Payment Program Available

    February 7, 2017

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted new resources to the Quality Payment Program website to help eligible clinicians and data submission vendors successfully prepare to participate in the program.

    CMS encourages these eligible clinicians, registries, qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs), and electronic health record (EHR) vendors to visit the website to ...
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