AOA Health Policy Institute's Response to COVID-19
The AOA Health Policy Institute (HPI) is closely monitoring developments and will actively provide updates regarding COVID-19 to ensure doctors of optometry and the public not only understand the risks associated with this pandemic but also have the latest information for continued patient care.
The AOA's and AOA HPI's priority is to support the health and safety of the public and the optometric community, and will continue to assess the situation and update recommendations accordingly.
Doctors of optometry and consumers alert Texas attorney general to concerns about the online contact lens retailer. It was the second settlement in 2022 against Hubble for deceptive trade practices, at the state and federal levels.
The clarification addresses common questions about how doctors can provide audio-only telehealth without running afoul of HIPAA requirements.