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January 1, 0001

Ask the experts: 5 coding queries cracked

AOA's Coding Experts offer answers to frequently asked questions.Read more >

January 7, 2019

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January 1, 0001

Paraoptometric certification can boost a career

January 2, 2019

The AOA offers four certification programs for optometric staff. Each program requires successful completion of an examination prepared and administered by the Commission on Paraoptometric Certification (CPC), with the assistance of the Professional Testing Corporation®. Read more >

Doctor of optometry eschews sideline in diabetes crusade

January 2, 2019

How she formed a support group for prediabetic and diabetic patients and why she’s seeking certification as a diabetes educator. Read more >

AOA MORE and MIPS: What you need to know

December 6, 2018

Oct. 1 kicked off the final 90-day reporting period for 2018 MIPS. AOA MORE can help participating doctors of optometry avoid a payment penalty. Here’s how, including the latest on your EHR integration status. Read more >

How to optimize diabetic care

December 4, 2018

Doctors should be open to point-of-care-testing in their practice and be open to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments program enrollment and certification. Read more >

CMS finalizes E/M documentation and reimbursement changes

November 28, 2018

The AOA is concerned that an implementation date for new changes in 2019 is too soon for the physician community to fully understand and implement these changes. Read more >

How to improve patient care and practice economics

November 26, 2018

Tips for finding equilibrium among the desire to not only deliver top-notch patient care using the most advanced equipment, but also to keep the practice operating in the black. Read more >