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New York gains oral medication prescribing authority

The Empire State rounds out the list of states permitting optometry’s oral medication prescribing for ocular diseases, capping a year of historic scope wins for optometry’s advocates.

CMS releases information on Part B claims-based quality measure scoring for 2021

MIPS participants: A CMS system processing error caused rejections of certain quality data codes.

A scary disconnect

Halloween is nearing and there’s nothing more haunting than this: Some patients and regulators don’t believe contact lenses pose any risk to consumers.

Nearly 10% Medicare pay cuts loom without Congress’ action

Congressional action is needed to stave off a trio of pay cuts totaling almost 10% of Medicare physicians’ reimbursement. Here’s how you can help.

COVID-19 Updates

Pandemic savings strategies

COVID-19 has taught us that planning ahead may be more critical now than ever. During periods of uncertainty, it’s important to keep a long-term perspective.

As COVID-19 looms, educators prepare for a new academic year

The public health emergency continues to cast its shadow on a new school year, but it’s far from the only thing on educators’ minds. How are optometric faculty and staff preparing for the year ahead?

AOA Focus

AOA Focus is the magazine for AOA members. AOA Focus delivers a blend of updates, in-depth analysis and personal stories from doctors of optometry across the country on topics that matter most to the profession. This big-picture view is the perfect complement to the daily updates members get at AOA News.
AOA Focus