Again this year, the AOA HEHP program provided grants of up to $5,000 for innovative community outreach projects addressing the vision-related objectives of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Service’s (HHS) Healthy People 2010 public health agenda. Read more.
New AOA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Practices forms – reflecting new, more stringent, federal privacy protection standards – are now available for optometric practices through the AOA Marketplace. The new AOA HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices assures patients their optometric practice strictly adheres to all federal privacy protection regulations. Read more.