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Disaster relief assistance

Resources are available for relief, including the AOA Foundation's Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief and the Vision Source Foundation. Click for more information.

Indiana Optometry's 2023 Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to these IOA sponsors who provide annual support to the Association for the calendar year. Click on a logo for more information about these companies and their products or services.

Third Party Issues

Are you having a claims issue with a third party payor? Please fill out this form for the IOA Third Party Committee to review and assess the situation.

Member Only Resources

Indiana Optometry provides its members exclusive access to resources not available to non-members. Quickly link to required employment information, sales tax applicable to your practice, insurance, eyeglass and contact lens prescription release requirements, medical records release and retention, and many more.

School Vision Screenings

Here you will find information for optometrists and school nurses to help coordinate school vision screenings throughout Indiana schools.

Reporting Illegal Contact Lens Sales and Adverse Reactions

Are you aware of illegal contact lens sales or a patient that suffered an adverse reaction to novelty or improperly dispensed contact lenses? Optometrists and patients can report complaints, adverse reactions, and suspicious business practices online.

Indiana Health Care Volunteer Registry

The Indiana Health Care Volunteer Registry was established in order to grant civil immunity to optometrists and other health care professionals, under certain circumstances, who volunteer their services outside of traditional health facilities.

Charitable Eye and Vision Care Resources

Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation is a philanthropic program that provides information about charitable eye and vision care resources.

HIP 2.0

HIP 2.0 provides health insurance coverage for qualified low-income individuals aged 19 to 64, who are not eligible for Medicare or another Indiana Medicaid aid category. Read more about HIP 2.0.

Vision care is available for HIP Plus members and those enrolled in HIP State Plan.

Legislative Links

Helpful Links for those who advocate for optometry.


The purpose of licensure is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. Only licensed individuals may practice optometry in Indiana. The statutory requirements for professional licensing are established by the Indiana General Assembly. The Indiana Optometry Board administers and enforces the statutes and rules regulating the practice of optometry in Indiana.

Duty to Report Child Abuse or Neglect

The Indiana Department of Child Services provides detailed information about the Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect.

2011 ROEC Study Concerning Optometry in Indiana

The Regulated Occupations Evaluation Committee (ROEC) was created by the Indiana General Assembly pursuant to IC 25-1-16. The Committee was charged with the responsibility to review and evaluate professions regulated by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency at least once every seven years. Additionally, the Committee is to make recommendations after their review and evaluation. Read a copy of the 2011 Regulated Occupations Recommendations Report.

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