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If you have any questions regarding the Wisconsin Medicaid EHR Incentive Program or are having difficulty with the application process, the following resources are available to assist you.

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Wisconsin Provider Services Help Desk

 (800) 947-9627

Wisconsin EHR Incentive Program Mailbox

 dhsehrincentiveprogram@wi.gov

Wisconsin Health Information Technology Programs

Wisconsin Health Information Technology Extension Center (WHITEC)

The Wisconsin Health Information Technology Extension Center (WHITEC) is the federally designated HIT Regional Extension Center for the state of Wisconsin. Created through the HITECH Act, a provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, WHITEC is the local presence for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and is tasked with providing outreach, education, and technical assistance to small and independent primary care practices wanting to implement and achieve meaningful use of electronic health records.

WHITEC's long term goal is ensuring that all health care professionals practicing in Wisconsin are able to achieve meaningful use of electronic health records and improve health care quality and efficiency in their practices. Services are available to all health care professionals across the continuum of care practicing in Wisconsin, but federal subsidies are available to priority primary care providers to defray the cost of services (WHITEC also offers certain services free of charge to those providers).

To contact WHITEC go to www.whitec.org (exit DHS).

Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network (WISHIN)

The Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network (WISHIN) is leading the way to enable Health Information Exchange (HIE) in Wisconsin. As the state-designated entity for HIE, WISHIN is working to create a network of networks that will give health care providers a secure system to access medical information where they need it-when they need it. WISHIN is building a network of networks because:

  • It connects and leverages existing health information networks, systems, and services that are present and operational within the state.
  • It provides a solution for providers that are not currently part of an existing network to be able to exchange health information with other providers whether or not those other providers are part of an existing network or not.
  • Whether you are part of a large health system, a hospital, part of a small clinic, or an independent physician, you can participate in the statewide health information network.

To learn more about WISHIN and about the benefits of HIE go the www.wishin.org (exit DHS).

Last Revised: March 06, 2013