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U.S. House pens Medicare vision benefit language, but funding woes threaten derailment

September 16, 2021

Congress’ Sept. 15 deadline for bill language passes with lawmakers backing key guardrails that AOA’s advocates say must be in place for a workable benefit. Yet, price tag developments may forestall efforts. Read More >

Pandemic savings strategies

September 15, 2021

COVID-19 has taught us that planning ahead may be more critical now than ever. During periods of uncertainty, it’s important to keep a long-term perspective. Read More >

Building relationships

September 14, 2021

Not sure how to begin your journey as an advocate for optometry? According to an AOA Distinguished Service Award winner, the key is developing relationships with legislators and their staffs. Plus, more tips on advocating successfully. Read More >

Calendar of Events

Fall Board Meeting @GWCO

October 15, 2021 - October 17, 2021

Double Tree HotelRead more >

Day in Olympia, Winter Board Meeting

January 30, 2022 - January 31, 2022

Double TreeRead more >

Postgraduate Seminar

March 19, 2022 - March 20, 2022

Kane Hall, University of WashingtonRead more >