AOA Health Policy Institute

The AOA Health Policy Institute (HPI) is the thought leader in public policy research and analysis focused on eye health and vision care.

Health Policy Institute (HPI)

With its expertise, the AOA HPI develops creative, innovative and educational resources and tools to inform policymakers, health care professionals, patients and the public. From data and other evidence, the AOA HPI illuminates the best policies for efficient access to and delivery of high-quality comprehensive eye health and vision care.

Related News

PPP loan deadline extended, AOA pushes SBA for clarity on program eligibility

May 31 is the new application deadline for first- and second-draw PPP loans, with the AOA requesting clarity on whether HHS Provider Relief Funds should be included in gross receipts for assessing eligibility.

Expanded COVID-19 vaccinator workforce includes doctors and students of optometry

The federal recognition of optometry’s utility in current COVID-19 vaccination efforts comes after weeks of AOA advocacy. Here’s how to get started.

Congress’ COVID-19 relief package: HHS funds, ERC extension and more

The $1.9 trillion relief package includes the extension and funding of many federal initiatives that AOA supported in assisting optometry practices still coping with the pandemic fallout.