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Develop your own primary care report card

October 29, 2014

As optometrists continue to evolve as essential primary health care providers in their expanded role in health care reform, a number of us are striving to meet the challenge. There is increasing evidence that a primary health care wellness encounter could be a separate and distinct service from the comprehensive eye examination.

This service could follow the path of the Optomap wellness retinal scan (Optos) that is offered by many optometrists as an optional wellness service for a separate charge.

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FDA expands indication for implantable miniature telescope

October 29, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chet Kumar, vice president of sales and market development for VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, discusses…
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Reducing the burden of Medicare's physician quality-reporting system

October 23, 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…
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Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology…
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FDA program tracks post-LASIK patient-reported outcomes

October 17, 2014
CHICAGO — U.S. Food and Drug Administration studies have shown good post-LASIK visual outcomes and low…
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FDA expands indication for implantable miniature telescope

October 29, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chet Kumar, vice president of sales and market development…
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