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Optometrists’ Integration with Accountable Care Organizations Obvious Key to Health Care Delivery and Cost Containment
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Optometrists’ Integration with Accountable Care Organizations Obvious Key to Health Care Delivery and Cost Containment

By Charles B. Brownlow, OD  PMI, LLC drbrownlow@pmi-eyes.com As healthcare continues to evolve, providers have been inundated with new policies, regulations, and code sets that they must master in order to be compliant, but also to simply survive. If you are like many ODs, you have spent the last few years focusing on EHR implementation, Meaningful … Continue reading

House Bill 213
Clinical Practice / News / Practice Management

House Bill 213

By Executive Director Keith Kerns, Esq. State Representative Tom Brinkman (R-Cincinnati) recently introduced House Bill 213 into the Ohio General Assembly.  HB 213 would require that all professional licenses be renewed on a biennial basis. The bill would impact several regulated professions, including: auctioneers, pawn brokers, real estate agents and appraisers, sanitarians, hearing aid dealers, … Continue reading

House Bill 157
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House Bill 157

By Executive Director Keith Kerns Esq. This Bill would change Ohio’s medical liability system. House Bill 157, introduced by State Representative Jim Butler (R-Oakwood), would dramatically alter Ohio’s medical injury compensation program and make other changes to how Ohio administers the Medicaid program. Rep. Butler hopes to accomplish three primary goals with the legislation: lowering … Continue reading

ICD-10; Transition Tips from inside the Trenches
Clinical Practice / News / Practice Management

ICD-10; Transition Tips from inside the Trenches

OOA President-Elect Dr. Jason Miller will be the featured speaker at each of the Zone President’s Nights in the fall. In addition, new OOA Executive Director Keith Kerns will provide a legislative update and looks forward to meeting the members in each Zone. Dr. Miller will speak about ICD-10. A summary (one hour practice management ce) … Continue reading