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MOA 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION


The MOA Room Block at the Hilton Garden Inn has sold out on Thursday night, May 5. 

We have blocked overflow rooms at the following neighboring hotels:

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites @ $119 plus tax/per night
Address:
150 Expressway, Missoula, MT 59808
Phone: (406) 830-3100
Cutoff Date: Monday, April 25

The Hampton Inn @ $115 plus tax/per night

Address: 4805 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808

Phone: (406) 549-1800

Cutoff Date: Sunday, April 24

 

Best Western Grant Creek @ $115 plus tax/per night 

Address: 5280 Grant Creek Rd. Missoula, MT 59808
Phone: (406) 543-0700
Cutoff Date: Friday, April 22

 


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DR. RON BENNER ELECTED AOA TRUSTEE

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Ronald L. Benner, O.D., was elected to the American Optometric Association Board of Trustees at the 118th Annual AOA Congress & 45th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting in June 2015.

Dr. Benner has served on the AOA-Political Action Committee (AOA-PAC) since 2006, serving as committee chair since 2010. Prior to his time with AOA-PAC, Dr. Benner has served on the Professional Relations, Nominating, Credentials, and Geriatrics Committees, and has been an AOA member since 1982.

A past president of the Montana Optometric Association (MOA), Dr. Benner has held numerous roles within the MOA, as well as within the Great Western Council of Optometry, serving as Board of Directors chair. Dr. Benner has been honored with the MOA Young Optometrist of the Year Award, MOA Distinguished Service Award and, twice, MOA Optometrist of the Year Award.

A graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry, Dr. Benner has been active in his community, serving in numerous civic and faith-based organizations.

Dr. Benner owns and operates a private practice clinic in Laurel, Montana, and is an adjunct faculty member at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana.

Follow Ron Benner, OD on Facebook here.
 


 SIGN UP FOR AOA MORE

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Take the first steps toward the future of optometric care today by enrolling online for AOA's milestone clinical registry, a new AOA member benefit.  

AOA MORE (Measures and Outcomes Registry for Eyecare) by Prometheus Research successfully launched at Optometry's Meeting and is now open for doctor enrollment. 

Read full article here


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!

 

 


MONTANA ELECTED LEGISLATORS
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 2015 Elected House of Representatives

2015 Elected Senate

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





 CONGRATULATIONS!
 
dr_doug_kimball.jpg2015 Optometrist of the Year
Douglas J. Kimball, OD
Advanced Eye Care

 

 


Dr_Joseph_Vincent.jpg2015 Young Optometrist of the Year
Joseph W. Vincent, OD
Treasure State Eye Care Center

 

 


 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

February 25-27, 2016
MOA Winter Conference
Huntley Lodge
Big Sky, Montana

September 29-October 2, 2016
Great Western Council of Optometry
www.gwco.org

May 4-6, 2016
MOA Annual Educational Conference & Exposition
Hilton Garden Inn
Missoula, Montana

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

June 29-July 3, 2016
Optometry's Meeting
Boston, MA

June 21-25, 2017
Optometry's Meeting

Washington, DC

July 28-30, 2016
Northern Rockies Optometric Conference
Jackson, WY
www.nrocmeeting.com
June 20-24, 2018
Optometry's Meeting

Denver, Colorado





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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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