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Adapting. Overcoming. Advancing. That’s the epitome of how optometry approached the extraordinary COVID-19 public health crisis in 2020 and a guide for how Optometry’s Meeting® safely returns in 2021.
The single-largest annual advocacy event and centerpiece of optometry’s federal advocacy efforts, Virtual AOA on Capitol Hill, returns to its digital format, May 23-25, with new priorities that could address the immediate needs of optometry practices nationwide.
With the enforcement of new amendments to the Rule in effect, doctors must continue to adhere to the long standing Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act (FCLCA) requirement to provide patients with a copy of their contact lens prescription following completion of the contact lens fitting.

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AOA faults ophthalmology journal analysis of optometrist, ophthalmologist MIPS scores

The journal’s comparative review of 2017 MIPS scores contains numerous caveats that disqualify it from asserting any connection between MIPS performance and physician quality.

New must-have resource by AOA for MIPS providers

The AOA has just released its new 2021 MIPS Guidebook to help doctors protect their Medicare reimbursement and even earn bonuses for reporting.

Optometry’s Meeting® prioritizes impactful, contemporary education

Education with a vision—that’s what Optometry’s Meeting® offers with a modernized curriculum of progressive CE and professional development.

February 21 - May 26, 2021
POA Looking Forward 2021 Webinar Series
POA - Pennsylvania Optometric Association
May 23 - 25, 2021
VOA 2021 Annual Conference
White Sulphur Springs, WV
May 23 - 25, 2021
Virtual AOA on Capitol Hill
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