In an effort to assist IOA members during this time of uncertainty, the IOA Board voted unanimously to waive IOA dues for two months. The dues waiver will take effect immediately and apply for the months of April and May. The AOA has also notified members of immediate dues relief, waiving all dues for two months for all members.
AOA is hosting a COVID-19 relief webinar on Tuesday, March 31 at 9 pm ET. During the session, AOA experts will provide doctors of optometry with an update on new changes for Sick Leave and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requirements as well as review financial support details resulting from this week’s historic stimulus package. Register in advance for this webinar here.
Governor Eric Holcomb, in Executive Order 20-09 issued March 23, 2020, ordered that professional licenses due to expire during the public health emergency are automatically extended until May 22, 2020.
The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) will host a live webinar with providers on Monday, March 23, from 10 am to Noon EST. The first hour will be devoted to telemedicine, including a discussion on the recently released policy announced in IHCP Bulletin BT202022. The second hour will be an open-ended session to hear from providers on questions or concerns.
Malpractice Insurance is key to protecting you and your practice’s financial future. It’s important to make sure you have sufficient coverage before automatically renewing each year. Use these three key considerations to see how your current coverage compares...
We all know the importance of an annual physical to ensure our health. But what about your eyes? Sure, you may think of this as necessary only if you wear glasses or contacts, or perhaps have a problem with your vision. Think again because a comprehensive eye exam is just as important to your health as an annual physical.
IOA Executive Director Jim Zieba is on a military leave of absence through Spring 2020. Zieba is a colonel in the United States Army and serves as Staff Judge Advocate of the 38th Infantry Division. He is currently stationed at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait. Stay tuned for more about Zieba's service in the Dec. IOA newsletter...
Dr. Sherrol Reynolds is the current president of the National Optometric Association (NOA), an organization dedicated to the optometric profession and service to the underserved. Learn more about Dr. Reynolds and the NOA and plan to attend the Fall Seminar on October 2-3, 2019, to meet her!