CMS issues EHR Incentive Programs final rule

Find out how this final rule impacts doctors of optometry. Original Source

Cybersecurity: Is your patient information, practice protected?

Safeguard patient data and your practice with these cybersecurity tips. Original Source

5 things doctors of optometry should know about concussions

Get practical knowledge for diagnosing and managing TBI. Original Source

Vision plan advocacy: What doctors need to know

Register now for the state legislative, third party conference, Oct. 23-25. Original Source

Campers experience arts and nature through senses other than sight

Learn how you can support this charitable venture through Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation. Original Source

Missouri statewide earthquake drill on Oct. 15 teaches preparedness in three simple steps

Schools, families and businesses all encouraged to participate in annual ‘Great Central U.S. ShakeOut’ Original Source

Final countdown: Get answers to your ICD-10 coding questions

AOA’s Coding Experts share solutions to your ICD-10 questions. Original Source

Division of Fire Safety urges Missourians to avoid dangers posed by space heaters and supplemental heating sources

As Fire Prevention Week approaches, DFS reminds public 7 fire deaths occurred in 5-day period last winter as Missourians turned…

Can a supplement fight diabetic retinopathy?

Improvements in symptoms related to diabetic peripheral neuropathy attributed to supplement use, study shows. Original Source

AOA complaints lead to changes in 1-800 Contacts business practice

Changes put control over patient’s prescription back in the consumer’s hands. Original Source

Create a space for kids in your office

Doctors share their tips for keeping kids comfortable during visits. Original Source

Health centers to expand services with $500 million grants

Eye care services in health centers expanding. Original Source

FTC flags vision app’s misleading claims

Ongoing AOA efforts to safeguard consumers against the misleading claims made by online “eye exam” apps and services are resonating…

Prepare for a shift in credit card fraud liability

Learn how the coming EMV payment system affects your practice. Original Source

Outdoor activity may reduce risk for myopia in children

AOA encourages kids to get outside Original Source

FTC seeks feedback on Contact Lens and Eyeglasses rules

AOA to issue comment, encourages member insight. Original Source

AOA clarifies meaningful use rule on electronic order entry

Certified paraoptometric staff fulfill crucial role. Original Source

Significant policy change in post-op co-management

Paper reverses long-held ophthalmology position on co-managed care. Original Source

How to go the distance

Two AOA-member doctors, with a combined 123 years in practice, offer tips for a long and happy career. Original Source

Accommodate aging eyes in your practice

Doctors of optometry provide vitally important care to help seniors see better and lead more independent lives. Original Source

‘Smart’ contacts green-lighted for human tests

Next wave of wearable tech coming to an eye near you. Original Source

CMS tests Medicare Advantage plan benefit designs

Innovative plan benefit design model could cut costs, improve care for enrollees. Original Source

AOA brain injury manual addendum now available

Bolster your brain injury resources with the latest in management protocols. Original Source

Get your practice noticed online

Don’t allow a neglected or outdated website to turn new patients away. Original Source

State, third party conference offers advocacy essentials

Top 5 trending topics doctors will learn. Original Source

Eight additional Missouri counties to receive disaster aid, after FEMA grants Gov. Nixon’s request

Addition increases disaster declaration to 76 counties, most since the Great Flood of 1993 Original Source

ICD-10 coding Q&As

AOA’s Coding Experts share more solutions to your ICD-10 coding conundrums. Original Source

4 ways to help patients manage allergies

Formulate a treatment plan now for seasonal allergy sufferers. Original Source

Protect your practice from copyright infringement

Use photo assets wisely. Original Source

AOA urging adoption of strict education standards

Part of 5-year review of professional optometric degree standards Original Source