CMS, ONC send message on fax’s demise; doctors put them on hold

Officials not only called for a ‘No Fax Friday’ among health care last week, but also scheduled fax’s end date. Considering EHR interoperability isn’t up to snuff, is eliminating fax altogether practical?Read more >

October 18, 2018

AOA cautions against email phishing scams

ALERT: New email phishing scheme uses fraudulent AOA sender name to target doctors of optometry. Here are four ways to prevent falling victim to phishing scams. Read more >

October 17, 2018

Data breaches cost insurers big but providers more frequently

No surprise here: Insurers’ data breaches claim far more patient records but plague individual providers more often. Are you prepared for a threat against your PHI?Read more >

October 15, 2018

Covering the bases: How to start a sports-vision practice

Interested in starting a sports-vision practice? Here's your pitch.Read more >

October 8, 2018

Coding changes to know before Oct. 1

For the complete list of changes, be sure to purchase the 2019 Codes for Optometry manual. However, it's important to note that you must refrain from using these codes until after Oct. 1, 2018. Read more >

September 20, 2018

4 coding conundrums clarified

The AOA’s Coding Experts offer answers to frequently asked questions.Read more >

September 12, 2018

3 ways to honor staff for Paraoptometric Recognition Week

The only formal observance dedicated to honor optometric practice staff is Sept. 17-21.Read more >

September 5, 2018