Doctors: Are you covered?

AOA professional liability program guarantees coverage Original Source

Medicare payments increase by 75% in 10 years

Doctors of optometry will get paid $1.163 billion by Medicare in 2015 Original Source

Lane Roberts named Missouri Public Safety Director

Former Joplin police chief is 42-year law enforcement veteran Original Source

AOA in national roundtable on the future of diabetes care

AOA members participate in Washington D.C., forum Original Source

How to discuss nutrition with patients

Tips on talking diet and nutrition in the exam room Original Source

Tax law change could impact doctors

Ask your tax consultant about new regulations Original Source

Tax law change could impact doctors

Ask your tax consultant about new regulations Original Source

How to engage with local elected officials

Tips for building relationships with legislators. Original Source

Online payment option makes cents

Benefits of online bill pay Original Source

Online payment option makes cents

Benefits of online bill pay Original Source

Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week and Statewide Tornado Drill underscore need for storm preparedness

March 2 to 6 awareness campaign calls attention to preparing for tornadoes, severe storms, lightning and flooding Original Source

AOA Contact Lens watchdog group to track, report illegal contact lens sales

Group seeks to remove illegal lenses from marketplace Original Source

AOA steps up fight against 1-800 Contacts anti-patient legislation

Rhode Island, Arizona among state affiliates working hard to try to defeat bills Original Source

CMS to ease meaningful use reporting periods

AOA plans to push for 90-day reporting period to benefit doctors of optometry Original Source

Department of Public Safety reminds public of dangers posed by improper use of space heaters and supplemental heating sources

Space heaters or other supplemental heating sources suspected in seven deaths in five days during which temperatures plunged in Missouri…

February is Earthquake Awareness Month in Missouri

Missourians encouraged to prepare for earthquakes during month-long observance because another major quake remains real threat Original Source

Proposed state legislation doesn’t address patient safety

Optometry works to support proper contact lens care for patients Original Source

Modifiers for distinct procedural services

Four new modifiers identify subsets of the -59 modifier Original Source

Modifiers for distinct procedural services

Four new modifiers identify subsets of the -59 modifier Original Source

AOA continues fight to improve meaningful use in 2015

Changes sought through legislative, regulatory avenues. Original Source

Get a refresher on your public Open Payments data

New summary paper provides clarity and registration details Original Source

Get a refresher on your public Open Payments data

New summary paper provides clarity and registration details Original Source

Coverage indications, limitations and medical necessity

Often doctors are denied for special ophthalmologic or other diagnostic tests with an explanation of “experimental or not medically necessary,”…

Coverage indications, limitations and medical necessity

Often doctors are denied for special ophthalmologic or other diagnostic tests with an explanation of “experimental or not medically necessary,”…

Missing: Ashley Conroy (MO)

Ashley Conroy, Age Now: 28, Missing: 12/16/1993. Missing From KANSAS CITY, MO. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Kansas City Police…

Missing: Jennifer Conroy (MO)

Jennifer Conroy, Age Now: 43, Missing: 12/16/1993. Missing From KANSAS CITY, MO. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Kansas City Police…

Congress’ spending bill addresses optometry’s priorities

Bill contains funds for expanding vision care in community health centers Original Source

State of Missouri to assist St. Louis County authorities in investigating arson, looting and vandalism in Ferguson

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Winter Weather Awareness Day on Nov. 19 focuses on preparing now for severe winter weather

Missourians encouraged to consider and prepare for all winter weather hazards when making their plans Original Source

20 Northern Missouri counties receive disaster declaration requested by Gov. Nixon

Public Assistance declaration will enable communities to receive assistance for response and recovery costs from September storm Original Source