The updates you need to position your practice to thrive.

Frustrated by payer issues? AOA practice success initiative can help

Members can access new, template appeal letters to assist in payer denials and patient communications, as well as attend an #AskAOA webinar on addressing payer clawbacks and denials.

This AOA member benefit can help you hire the highest-quality candidates

The AOAExcel® Career Center is designed to support AOA members. Get six tips for crafting an effective job posting.

The most important questions to ask about disability insurance

Contrary to popular belief, accidents are not the typical cause of disability. Are you covered?

HHS issues guidance on audio-only telehealth, HIPAA rules

The clarification addresses common questions about how doctors can provide audio-only telehealth without running afoul of HIPAA requirements.

Excel Your Career

From the liability insurance you need to begin your career with peace of mind, to retirement planning resources to secure your future—AOAExcel® has the tools for success no matter what stage of your career.

A case study in professionalism

In its latest case study, the AOA Ethics and Values Committee raises the thought-provoking question: What does professional mean in optometry today?

How to eliminate bias in the exam

Unintentional, implicit bias can impact the delivery of patient care. An expert shares four ways to recognize and eliminate bias in the exam.

3 tips for managing team stress in the practice

Americans’ stress levels are at the highest point in decades. Discover how you can ease anxiety this Mental Health Awareness Month.

‘Surgical Saturday’ courses build your practice’s office-based laser skills

Have office-based laser procedures piqued your interest? Hear from four Optometry’s Meeting® speakers about how every member of your care team can benefit from this new educational programming.

Managing expectations: Telemedicine’s next step

Out of the pandemic’s disruption came a new level of comfort with technology, redefining our routines. From shopping and entertainment to health care, Americans’ expectations are changing—and industries are adapting. Telemedicine is at a pivotal moment. So how do providers meet patients’ expectations with sound, quality care?

As law evolves, Board of Trustees updates AOA Antitrust Compliance Policy

Violators of antitrust laws are potentially subject to criminal and civil penalties, as well as “immediate dismissal” from their position or relationship with the AOA, even if they were unaware their actions were not legal.