Top 10 Things Paras Need to Know About AOA MORE

Paraoptometric staff members are invaluable resources to optometry practices.  Often, if falls to you to help keep your practice up to date on coding changes, Medicare program requirements, HIPAA compliance and more.   One of the more recent changes on the health care front is the increased use of clinical data registries, such as AOA MORE (Measures and Outcomes Registry for Eyecare).  Clinical data registries collect data from practices regarding the number of patients treated, patient demographics, diagnosis codes reported and conditions treated. Registries, such as AOA MORE, can help practices with the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), meaningful use and to better perform under the new Medicare Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which may start as early as next year!  We know that as a paraoptometric staff member, your days are busy.  Included here are the top 10 things you need to know about AOA MORE and how it can help your practice make this transition.

If you have additional questions, send an email to QualityImprovement@aoa.org or call 800.365.2219, ext.4270.