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EHR Medicaid Incentive Payment Program (eMIPP)  

ILHITREC offers remote and onsite registration, attestation and Meaningful Use services at no cost to qualified Medicaid providers through a contract with the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as part of the EHR Medicaid Incentive Payment Program (eMIPP).  ILHITREC provides the most coordinated, up-to-date information by working closely with federal and state departments, state and regional consortiums, and other key networks and agencies.

Meaningful Use Services and Support

  • Attestation Services and Support
  • Education and Training
  • Incentive Program Registration
  • Medicare/Medicaid Audit
  • Workflow and Gap Analysis

Important Deadline Information: Illinois Extends
Medicaid Attestation Deadline to April 30, 2017   
The deadline for Providers to attest in the Illinois Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program for the 2016 program year has been extended to April 30, 2017.  

The extension is for eligible providers who have recently registered or previously registered for the program at the CMS website by the March 13, 2017 registration deadline for the Medicare/Medicaid EHR Incentive programs. All providers who have registered but not yet attested in the program must attest by April 30, 2017 to remain in the program and earn incentives.

Following is important information for Illinois Providers about deadline dates just released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): 
  • Medicaid deadline extended to April 30, 2017 for Eligible Providers and Eligible Hospitals


Read more about 2017 Attestation Deadlines...

Helpful Links to CMS Information:

Resources include:


       Payments for EPs - Medicaid Incentive Timetable
       Understand the Medicare EHR Requirements
       Medicaid & Medicare EHR Incentive Program Basics
       CMS Attestation & Registration Step by Step
       EHR  Attestation User Guide 2015-2017
       EHR Incentive Program FAQs from CMS
       EHR Program Educational Resources
       eCQM Library
       Illinois Medicaid State Information



THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017:  2017 Medicaid Meaningful Use Requirements

Please register now for ILHITREC's Webinar about "2017 Medicaid Meaningful Use Requirements." It will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017, from Noon-1 PM (CDT). Register here

The focus of this webinar is on 2017 Reporting Requirements for the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program for Eligible Providers. More details about specific Measures explained during the Webinar will be included in upcoming editions of ILHITREC's Weekly News Update.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you need assistance from ILHITREC, please contact us at  info@ILHITREC.org.



FEB. 28, 2017 RECORDING:  Are Your Clinicians & Care  Coordinators Experiencing the HIE Advantage?

DEC. 1 WEBINAR: Illinois Health Connect / ILHITREC Webinar on Final Year for eMIPP Enrollment (12/1/16)
        PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Final Year for eMIPP Enrollment Webinar (11/3/16), by Illinois Health Connect with ILHITREC presenters.
          PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
          Questions & Answers (PDF)
Final Rule: 2016 Reporting
        Requirements for EPs (6/28/16):
          PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
eMIPP "Guide to Attestation" Webinar
(presented by ILHITREC/CHITREC 3/29/16):
               PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Meaningful Use Audit Process Webinar Series 2015:

           3/25:  Meaningful Use Attestation
                 & Audit Preparation Guidance.  PDF
           4/1: Preparing for EHR Incentive Program Audit:
                 Tips and Suggestions. PDF
           4/8: EHR Incentive Program – Appeals Process (pdf)