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House Bill 157
Clinical Practice / News / Third-party

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

Good News/Bad News?
News / Third-party

Good News/Bad News?

By Charles B. Brownlow, OD (drbrownlow@pmi-eyes.com) Medicare Fee Schedule…Thanks to the tireless efforts of our AOA leadership and staff (along with the AMA and other provider associations) the US Congress has finally ditched the flawed formula used for creating Medicare Fee Schedules each year.  For a decade or longer, the formula had created Medicare’s schedule in … Continue reading