CMS changes to documentation requirements for E/M services 

While there will be no changes to the codes reported or how E/M services are paid in 2019 and 2020, there are changes to what doctors need to document to support reporting of each E/M service.Read more >

March 14, 2019

How to become a bilingual practice

Communication with patients is vital to explaining procedures, gathering patient information and providing proper treatment. A bilingual practice can seal the deal for patients seeking health care providers.Read more >

March 13, 2019

Physician burnout improving, still high comparatively

Physician burnout may be improving in part due to interventional efforts—or flat out attrition—yet more can be done to address burnout and the AOA offers resources. Read more >

February 26, 2019

Be a social whiz

Social media is a prime opportunity to efficiently and effectively message the importance of regular, comprehensive eye exams and the optometric services you furnish. Learn the do’s and don’t’s of social media.Read more >

February 25, 2019

Participating in MIPS? What you need to know for 2019

CMS finalized changes to the 2019 MIPS performance year that affect participating doctors of optometry. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a performance penalty.Read more >

February 20, 2019

How to balance work and home life

AOA is celebrating Valentine’s by sharing relationship advice from optometry duos! Read their tips on how to achieve healthy work-life balance.Read more >

February 11, 2019