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The AOA has opened a public comment period, now through Aug. 31, for concerned members of the profession with health and technology expertise to provide insight into current and emerging quality care delivery issues related to remote care, AI, and new or planned technologies. Review and submit your input and recommendations.
Reimbursement and coverage fairness for doctors of optometry continues to be one of the AOA’s highest advocacy priorities. Access the AOA Health and Vision Plan Action Report, a daily tally of member-doctor challenges with plans, to see how the AOA is advocating on behalf of the profession.


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Takeaways from CMS’ proposed 2025 Physician Fee Schedule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its proposed rule changes last week. The proposals recognize the value of vision care and the need for greater access to care for patients.

5 ways to center patient care

Respecting patients’ time and delivering care as efficiently as possible is critical. AOA member Mile Brujic, O.D., shares his patient-first approach.

AOA president highlights importance of eye exams for classroom success

Steven T. Reed, O.D., chatted with outlets across the country to emphasize the importance of back-to-school eye exams for children and their academic performance.

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