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AOA solicits nominations for National Optometry Hall of Fame

December 18, 2014

The American Optometric Association is now accepting submissions for the 2015 National Optometry Hall of Fame.

Optometry Cares, which administers the National Optometry Hall of Fame, will induct two optometrists this year. In a press release, the AOA announced that two categories have been formed – one category for optometrists in the academic field and one for optometrists in private practice or federal service.

New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1 Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s…
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FDA announces members of its Pharmacy Compounding Committee

December 18, 2014
The FDA has announced the roster of its new Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee, the agency announced in a press release. The 14-member committee includes a lineup…

BLOG: A bump on the road to health care reform

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As part of my traditional December activity, I review the work of 2014 and try to make plans for the New Year. Looking forward, I see a number of clouds over the road to…
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AOA solicits nominations for National Optometry Hall of Fame

December 18, 2014
The American Optometric Association is now accepting submissions for the 2015 National Optometry Hall of Fame.Optometry Cares, which administers the…
New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1 Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on…
FDA News

FDA announces members of its Pharmacy Compounding Committee

December 18, 2014
The FDA has announced the roster of its new Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee, the agency announced in a press release. The 14-member committee…

BLOG: A bump on the road to health care reform

December 17, 2014
As part of my traditional December activity, I review the work of 2014 and try to make plans for the New Year. Looking forward, I see a number of…
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How aligned are your partners and staff?

December 17, 2014
“Align: verb; to arrange things so that they form a line or are in a proper position; to change (something) so that it agrees with or matches…
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Close of 2014 tax planning presents challenges to individuals, businesses: Part 3

December 12, 2014
In parts 1 and 2 of this column I discussed tax breaks for individuals and businesses that may be extended or reinstated retroactively by Congress…
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Close of 2014 tax planning presents challenges to individuals, businesses: Part 2

December 10, 2014
In part 1 of this column I discussed tax breaks for individuals and businesses that may be extended or reinstated retroactively by Congress, as well…
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Close of 2014 tax planning presents challenges to individuals, businesses: Part 1

December 5, 2014
Year-end tax planning is especially challenging this year because Congress has yet to act on a host of tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013…

ABO offers exam in January

December 4, 2014
The American Board of Optometry's next board certification exam period is January 2015, the organization announced in a press release.  The…

CMS announces new Medicare fraud deterrent measures

December 3, 2014
CMS announced new rules to strengthen the oversight of Medicare claims and reduce abusive billing practices that it projects will save more than $327…
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