The updates you need to position your practice to thrive.

‘Good faith estimate’ requirement takes effect: What you need to know

While the AOA, and others, urge HHS to rethink implementation of this No Surprises Act provision, an upcoming #AskAOA webinar will help doctors meet the requirements that took effect Jan. 1, 2022.

Keeping the practice’s mental health top of mind

Unsurprisingly, our stress levels are at the highest point in decades. How can you help ease anxiety and promote mental health in your practice?

Optimize your student loan repayment strategy

Steps to take following the expiration of the federal student loan interest and payment holiday May 1, 2022.

How to speak the universal language of care

How to create a bilingual and culturally sensitive practice, why it matters to patients and how it can set you apart from the competition.

Excel Your Career

From the liability insurance you need to begin your career with peace of mind, to retirement planning resources to secure your future—AOAExcel® has the tools for success no matter what stage of your career.
By the book: How to obtain hospital privileges

Adding optometry to the list of hospital outpatient services and inpatient consults not only realizes the high level of contemporary, optometric medical eye care doctors of optometry provide, but also leverages’ communities primary eye care providers in a way that is mutually beneficial for patients, hospitals and doctors.

4 common misconceptions about life insurance

Planning for a future after you're gone isn’t easy—but it’s crucial to protecting your family's financial future. An AOA-member benefit makes the process simple.

The privileges of providing care

Adding optometry to the list of hospital outpatient services and inpatient consults not only realizes the high level of contemporary, optometric medical eye care doctors of optometry provide, but also leverages communities’ primary eye care providers in a way that is mutually beneficial for patients, hospitals and doctors.

Is your website in compliance with the ADA?

Website accessibility is still trying to catch up with the Americans with Disabilities Act, first passed 30 years ago. As the courts or Congress work it out, learn how doctors of optometry might navigate the indecision.

How team learning improves doctor, staff coordination

The AOA 2021 Virtual Learning Livecast, Oct. 1-2, offers over a dozen courses specifically geared toward integrated, doctor-paraoptometric education. But registration closes Monday, Sept. 27.

Pandemic savings strategies

COVID-19 has taught us that planning ahead may be more critical now than ever. During periods of uncertainty, it’s important to keep a long-term perspective.