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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

FEBRUARY 26-28, 2015   -   BIG SKY, MONTANA

13 hours of COPE approved Credits Featuring:

Bruce Onofrey, OD, RPh, FAAO, FOGS & Curtis R. Baxstrom, OD

Downhill and Cross-Country Skiing Dinner Sleigh Rides

Snowmobiling/Sno-Coach in Yellowstone Park

Zipline through the Forest Dogsledding & More

 
 
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OPTOMETRISTS:  DOCTORS ON THE FRONTLINE OF EYE AND VISION CARE
Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye.  Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.


      
Doctors of Optometry and their Education
      Ethics & Values


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The MOA has endorsed Optometric Business Solutions to help offices with customizing their HIPAA Manual.
Visit
http://www.optometricbusinesssolutions.com/ to learn more!

 

 

From the American Optometric Association

AOA Resources Help Members Comply With New HIPAA Rules

HIPAA guidelines are becoming more stringent thanks to recent changes in federal law. September 23, 2013 was the compliance deadline.

New HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice forms are available from the AOA Marketplace. To order, email orders@aoa.org. Or call the AOA Marketplace at 800-262-2210 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CDT, Monday through Friday. Include your member number to qualify for a discount. Read more about HIPAA compliance under the new rules on AOA.org.


NOVEMBER 2014 GENERAL ELECTION
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Montana Senate
Montana House of Representatives

For more information on your legislators and upcoming elections, access the My Voter Page or the Secretary of State website.


MOA OD KNOWN AS "PAC-MAN"

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Montana OD Dr. Ron Benner answers questions about the importance of PAC contributions and finding candidates who support optometry in AOA Focus article.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 CONGRATULATIONS!
 
Obie1%20L.jpg2014 Optometrist of the Year
Larry G. Obie, OD
Havre Optometric Clinic







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Nicole A. Henriksen, OD
Helena Vision Center

 

 



2014 CODING BOOK NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE AOA MARKETPLACE 
Get a great bargain by taking advantage of your AOA-member discount.  To place an order, visit www.aoa.org/onlinestore (log-in required) or call the AOA Marketplace at 1-800-262-2210 to order by phone. 


 AOA MEMBER BENEFIT
aoaCTLogo.gifAOA's staff and volunteers handle thousands of questions from members each month, with many of the questions related to medical records, coding insurance contracts, Medicare and other third party issues.  In an effort to provide members with additional resources, AOA has approved the creation of
AOACodingToday.com, a web based source of information related to codes and services.  Offices have previously been able to subscribe to this service for $349/year.  AOA members will be able to subscribe at no cost, in recognition of their having renewed their membership.




CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 9-12, 2014
Great Western Council of Optometry
Doubletree Hotel-Lloyd Center &
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon
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July 22-25, 2015
Northern Rockies Optometric Conference

Snow King Lodge

Jackson Hole, WY 
www.nrocmeeting.com

February 26-28, 2015
MOA Winter Ski Conference
Huntley Lodge
Big Sky, Montana

May 4-7, 2016
MOA Annual Educational Conference & Exposition
Hilton Garden Inn
Missoula, Montana

April 29-May 2, 2015
MOA Annual Educational Conference & Exposition
Red Lion Colonial Hotel
Helena, Montana

May 3-5, 2017
Annual Educational Conference & Exposition
Crowne Plaza
Billings, Montana

June 24-28, 2015
Optometry's Meeting
Seattle, Washington
www.optometrysmeeting.org

 





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MONTANA OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
Sue Weingartner, Executive Director
36 S Last Chance Gulch, Suite A, Helena, MT  59601
Phone 406.443.1160 
▪  Fax 406.443.4614
E-mail
sweingartner@rmsmanagement.com








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