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VIDEO: Montaquila: ODs have opportunities with health care reform

VIDEO: Montaquila: ODs have opportunities with health care reform
July 2, 2015

SEATTLE – The American Optometric Association’s Rethink Eyecare helps illuminate the benefits of including optometric services in health plan benefit packages, Stephen Montaquila, OD, said here at Optometry’s Meeting.

The AOA’s MORE Registry is a resource to collect data and demonstrate the benefits of the cost savings associated with patient access to optometry, he added.

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VIDEO: Proper documentation crucial for an audit

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VIDEO: Montaquila: ODs have opportunities with health care reform

July 2, 2015
SEATTLE – The American Optometric Association’s Rethink Eyecare helps illuminate the benefits of including optometric services in health…
AOA inducts Loomis as president Meeting News Coverage

AOA inducts Loomis as president

July 1, 2015
SEATTLE – Steven A. Loomis, OD, assumed the presidency of the American Optometric Association here at Optometry’s MeetingAmong a number…
Meeting News Coverage

AOA takes stand against remotely performed eye exams

June 29, 2015
SEATTLE – The American Optometric Association House of Delegates passed a resolution here at Optometry’s Meeting stating that “the…

AOA sponsors IOM study on promoting eye health

June 17, 2015
The American Optometric Association is sponsoring a year-long consensus study by the Institute of Medicine on visual impairment and eye health.The…
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Prevalence of severe vision loss highest in southern US

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the majority of severe vision loss in the U.S. was found in counties in the South and…

Comprehensive exams for all children not possible

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To the Editor:I just read the article “Experts advocate vision screening guidelines for preschool children” in the March 2015 edition of Primary
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