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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AOA MEMBER BENEFIT AOA'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
August 14, 2014 ICD-10 and Medical Records Compliance Crowne Plaza Billings, Montana
August 15, 2014 ICD-10 and Medical Records Compliance Hilton Garden Inn Missoula, Montana
February 26-28, 2015 (tentative) MOA Winter Ski Conference Huntley Lodge Big Sky, Montana
April 29-May 2, 2015 MOA Annual Educational Conference & Exposition Red Lion Colonial Hotel Helena, Montana
May 4-7, 2016 MOA Annual Educational Conference & Exposition Hilton Garden Inn Missoula, Montana
May 3-5, 2017 Annual Educational Conference & Exposition Crowne Plaza Billings, Montana
July 24-26, 2014 Northern Rockies Optometric Conference Snow King Resort Jackson Hole, Wyoming www.nrocmeeting.com
October 9-12, 2014 Great Western Council of Optometry Doubletree Hotel-Lloyd Center & Oregon Convention Center Portland, Oregon www.gwco.org