A Message to the CHITREC Community Regarding Our COVID-19 Actions


A Guide to Attestation for the 2020 Program Year

The 2020 attestation period for Medicaid Promoting Interoperability is now open. Although the deadline is February 28th, we strongly encourage participants to prepare in advance. The sooner you get approved, the sooner you’ll receive the incentive! Join us for a…

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Calculating Medicaid Encounter Volume for the Promoting Interoperability Program

Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program participants are required to demonstrate eligibility through a 30% Medicaid patient encounter volume. While many providers and practices are well above this threshold, collecting the data to prove it can be challenging. Attestations will be…

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Considerations for Reopening Your Practice Safely During a Pandemic

Join Practice Facilitation Lead Jennifer Bannon and Health Informatics Facilitator Jennifer Potempa for this webinar on safely returning to practice. This presentation will help providers implement a safe return-to-practice plan, required during a pandemic to maintain the health of practices…

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Patient Perspectives on Telehealth

The coronavirus pandemic has necessitated the rapid adoption and scale up of telehealth services. In the rush to implement telehealth services, the patient experience has sometimes been overlooked. This webinar will focus on patient perspectives on telehealth and will feature…

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Telehealth Experiences Panel

Are you interested in optimizing telehealth in your medical practice? Join the Illinois Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (ILHITREC) and the Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) to hear from a panel of Illinois healthcare leaders on…

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Stage 3 Health Information Exchange: Lofty Goals, Functional Gaps, Practical Advice

In updating Meaningful Use (MU) to Promoting Interoperability (PI), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revealed a clear vision for incentivizing the use of certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT). Likewise, high expectations for electronic exchange of “interoperable”…

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2020 Promoting Interoperability Updates

Stage 3 continues in 2020, but the Clinical Quality Measure reporting period has been reduced from 365 to 90 days. As a result, eMIPP will accept attestations during the 2020 calendar year and through the early deadline of 2/28/2021. This…

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Telehealth in Action – Part 2: Implementation

Attendees of part 1 of this webinar series will have learned about the wide range of telehealth solutions, important features and functions, and how to analyze which product is the right fit. Part 2 will address considerations for implementation, including…

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