Top 20 AOA stories of 2016

Top 20 AOA stories of 2016

From momentous advocacy wins to technology breakthroughs and a distressing data breach, 2016 was filled with major news that impacted doctors of optometry.

Here are the AOA's 20 most-read stories of the year:

  1. Credit breach continues grip on optometrists, students
  2. VSP spells doom gloom
  3. Parkinsons detectable through eye exam
  4. FDA approves first corneal cross linking system for treatment
  5. Multifocal contact lens effective at treating myopia in kids
  6. FTC proposes Contact Lens Rule changes
  7. Opternative issued cease and desist order
  8. Legislation targets prescription verification deceptive internet sales tactics
  9. Proposed 2017 Medicare fee schedule released
  10. AOA calls for federal investigation
  11. Not meeting attesting to MU Hardship exceptions available
  12. AOA files expansive FDA complaint against Opternative
  13. AOA commends FTC action against 1-800 Contacts
  14. New round of HIPAA compliance audits underway
  15. MACRA final rule offers flexibility
  16. AOA calls for federal investigation
  17. Avoid meaningful use penalties apply for hardship exception by July 1
  18. How doctors of optometry can diagnose a rare disorder
  19. AOA asks NBEO for assurances on data
  20. How astigmatism affects reading fluency

December 28, 2016

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