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.
The AOA will use the time to evaluate its collection efforts and create a registry for the future that is most useful to improving eye health and vision care. The AOA launched the registry in 2015.
Even if you’re choosing to disengage, today’s politics have a way of finding you. What are the ground rules for approaching political debates in the practice?
Under new rules for the 21st Century Cures Act, doctors of optometry will need to prepare for changes going into effect April 5. Doctors should check in with their health IT vendor in order to make sure they meet the new requirements.
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The IRS’ decision regarding the tax treatment of PPP loans could turn what was intended to be a tax-free loan into taxable income for 2020.
Take the first step toward paraoptometric certification with this AOA-led skills review webinar, worth two CPC continuing education credits on Thursday, Dec. 10. Register your staff today.
From rethinking office flow to virtual care services to cash reserves—the ongoing pandemic has already taught doctors of optometry lessons to last a lifetime.
Private equity transactions are a trend in health care, including optometry. The AOA Ethics and Values Committee discusses what it might mean from your bottom line to the profession.
Doctors of optometry may enroll their paraoptometric staff as associate members at no additional membership dues for the AOA-member doctor. Once enrolled as associate members, doctors' staff members automatically have access to the Paraoptometric Resource Center's career development resources.