An all-out mobilization of doctor and student advocates is needed to urge lawmakers to correct several rounds of Medicare pay cuts in 2022 and 2023 with the first cut expected in the coming weeks.
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Do you have unique clinical cases or optometric research? Submit your abstracts by Feb. 14 for the AOA’s newly reconfigured ePoster Session before and during Optometry’s Meeting® in Chicago.
Recently published online, first-of-its-kind American Public Health Association public policy statement reflects the role that eye doctors, dentists, pharmacists and podiatrists can have in diabetes prevention and management.
AOA members see the importance of comprehensive eye exams every day in their practices. But did you know that such exams can detect more than 270 serious health conditions? In 2021, the AOA launched a new platform to explain to the public who doctors of optometry are and the care they deliver in communities every day.
Preregister now for the profession’s leading event, June 15-18, 2022, in Chicago, where world-class education, networking and business opportunities intersect one unforgettable experience.
Princeton, New Jersey-based Avalon Health Economics says plans’ mandated discounts for noncovered services and materials—and limits on laboratory freedom—harmfully distort the vision care market for patients and doctors of optometry. To fight back, the AOA is mobilizing its members and other national doctor groups to educate and inform Congress, now and in lead-up to in-person AOA on Capitol Hill.
AOA President calls advocacy a “privilege” to represent the profession and doctors of optometry, as a plethora of issues are tackled in 2021 and beyond.