AOA scores big wins in Medicare’s 2019 PFS rulemaking

Medicare finalized its 2019 PFS and other 2019 QPP changes with broad input from AOA on key issues ranging from telehealth and E/M services to the importance of comprehensive eye exams.Read more >

November 8, 2018

Global period data collection and possible future changes

CMS may consider revaluing the 10-day global procedures in the near future.Read more >

November 6, 2018

Fear not: 4 ways to counter kids’ exam anxiety

Young children just aren’t fans of doctors’ visits. It’s a fact of life that doctors of optometry must navigate during pediatric eye exams, but there are strategies to help parents and providers.Read more >

October 24, 2018

How to retire with confidence

It's never too late—or too early—to start saving; you just need to make a game plan for yourself or your staff members and access the resources. Read more >

October 22, 2018

CMS, ONC send message on fax’s demise; doctors put them on hold

Officials not only called for a ‘No Fax Friday’ among health care last week, but also scheduled fax’s end date. Considering EHR interoperability isn’t up to snuff, is eliminating fax altogether practical?Read more >

October 18, 2018

AOA cautions against email phishing scams

ALERT: New email phishing scheme uses fraudulent AOA sender name to target doctors of optometry. Here are four ways to prevent falling victim to phishing scams. Read more >

October 17, 2018

Data breaches cost insurers big but providers more frequently

No surprise here: Insurers’ data breaches claim far more patient records but plague individual providers more often. Are you prepared for a threat against your PHI?Read more >

October 16, 2018