It's Life Insurance Awareness Month: Are your ducks in a row?

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, reminding people to plan for the unthinkable. AOAExcel® offers that peace of mind through group term and individual term life insurance for AOA members. Read more >

September 5, 2019

What new Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers mean for you

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, doctors must use new Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers instead of Health Insurance Claims Numbers on claims submission and eligibility transactions.Read more >

August 26, 2019

Medicare’s virtual check-in codes

The AOA has long supported appropriate use of telehealth services that rely on an established doctor-patient relationship. CMS believes this new service can help increase efficiency.Read more >

July 31, 2019

EPA regulations will soon affect optometric practices

Revised EPA regulations for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, scheduled to take effect Aug. 21, will affect optometric practices. Here’s what you need to know to be compliant.Read more >

July 25, 2019

That burnt-out feeling? Could be heaping EHR messages

If a perpetually full inbox of EHR messages and unresolved tasks gives you nightmares, be forewarned that it may increase risk of burnout. A new study makes the case for improved EHR workflow.Read more >

July 23, 2019

Ethically incorporating telehealth/telemedicine services into your practice

In states that permit online refractions, are there ethical considerations to the interaction of doctors of optometry with telehealth/telemedicine technology? How can doctors of optometry ethically incorporate its use into their practices to benefit patients?Read more >

July 15, 2019