November 25, 2013
There are two methods you can use to enter meaningful use data in the EHR Medicaid Incentive Payment Program (eMIPP) attestation system:
1) Enter and submit the data directly on the website’s forms.
2) Download a PDF template to your computer to complete and upload. This method allows entry of MU data off-line and at your convenience. ...
November 19, 2013
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) has contracted with CHITREC to provide education and outreach for the Illinois Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. As part of the grant, we are staffing a help desk to assist providers with all types of questions about the program. Call 1-855-MU-HELP-1 (855-684-3571) Monday–Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm. Technical ...
November 6, 2013
Eligible professionals (EPs) participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program may be subject to payment adjustments beginning on January 1, 2015. CMS will determine the payment adjustment based on meaningful use data submitted prior to the 2015 calendar year. EPs must demonstrate meaningful use prior to 2015 to avoid payment adjustments.
Determine how your EHR Incentive ...
October 7, 2013
Starting in November, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services will start accepting 2013 EHR Incentive attestations for eligible professionals and hospitals.
Medicaid EHR Incentive program questions and payment concerns can be submitted by email to CHITREC.
The Regional Extension Centers are designed to help physicians receive subsidized or free services to achieve Meaningful Use of ...
September 27, 2013
CHITREC Co-Executive Director Abel Kho’s Streetlights project has been named a semifinalist in the Knight News Challenge, which seeks to answer the question, “How can we harness data and information for the health of communities?“
Dr. Kho’s Streetlights project aims to help individuals easily see how their health compares with others nearby, and identify ...
September 13, 2013
CHITREC Is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week 2013
CHITREC— as a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare — is joining 200 public and private sector organizations to participate in the 8th Annual National Health IT Week (September 16-20, 2013). National Health IT Week 2013 is the ...
August 28, 2013
To keep you updated with information on the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, CMS has recently added four new and five updated FAQs to the CMS FAQ system. We encourage you to stay informed by taking a few minutes to review the new information below.
When meeting the meaningful use ...
August 27, 2013
CMS has released a new fact sheet on how to participate in the 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Pilot Program. The PQRS-Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot Program allows eligible professionals to meet the clinical quality measure (CQM) reporting requirements for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program while also reporting for ...
August 13, 2013
The Federal Health Architecture released CONNECT 4.2 today, an enhanced version of CONNECT 4 — the dynamic open source platform designed to enable secure health information exchange.
CONNECT 4.2 includes features that mirror the requirements specified by current CONNECT users and organizations looking to adopt this solution for enterprise interoperability and the sharing of health data. ...
August 10, 2013
On Monday ONC published new research in Health Affairs that suggests real progress on HIE. The research indicates six in 10 hospitals “actively exchanged electronic health information with providers and hospitals outside their organization in 2012.” We have a link to our new study on HealthIT.gov so read it!Older Posts»