Here are the AOA's 20 biggest news stories of 2018:
- Tusculum denied optometry program by institutional accreditor, AOA spurs standards dialogue
- Coding changes to know before Oct. 1
- FDA: Opternative in violation of federal law; AOA complaint validated
- Opternative's 'doctor locator' draws questions
- CMS: Texting PHI among health care providers OK with caveats
- Nova, National Vision end agreement; AOA appealed for academic 'autonomy'
- Concerns validated, AOA stands ground amid Hubble row
- Citing strict standards, AOA alerts ACOE to test results, new school proposals
- Ruling allows lawsuit against NBEO to proceed
- New tax rules good for small business, experts say
- Doctors step up and tell FTC to abandon contact lens paperwork proposal
- AOA scores big wins in Medicare's 2019 PFS rulemaking
- Tusculum media campaign prompts AOA insistence on accreditation standards
- OCT scrutinized for neurodegenerative detecting properties
- Concerning ill patients: Should they stay, or should they go?
- Blue light hastens vision loss? 'Not so fast,' doctors say
- AOA alerts Facebook to Opternative violation, requests ads removed
- Bad hires happen
- Toys and games nice and naughty for vision development
- Fear not: 4 ways to counter kids' exam anxiety
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