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Fighting for veterans, fighting for optometry

November 10 2022
Ensuring our nation’s veterans have access to the full range of eye care they need, when and where they need it, has long been a mission for optometry’s advocates. Now, a pair of Veterans Health Administration directives affecting optometry could have far-reaching consequences beyond the nation’s largest integrated health care network.

AOA-PAC plays outsized role in 2022 midterm elections

November 09 2022
Access the AOA’s 2022 elections map to see how optometry’s candidates fared and where advocates can get involved to ensure the profession’s priorities remain heard.

Veterans notch win as VA rescinds restrictive language governing community ODs

November 03 2022
Mississippi’s challenge of language recently inserted into Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines barring community doctors of optometry from providing so-called “invasive” eye procedures boosts veteran access to needed care.

At least 8.5% Medicare pay cut on table, AOA urging Congressional action

October 13 2022
An AOA-backed measure before Congress would temporarily increase Medicare physician fee schedule rates to offset some of the statutory cuts now threatening doctors’ pay.

Public Health

Community Health Centers partnering with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the AOA is working to improve access to eye and vision care services.

Healthy Eyes Healthy Children Community Grants provide funding for activities that focus on increasing the outreach of vision services to communities, families, schools, and the medical community with special attention to underserved children.

InfantSEE affords a one-time, comprehensive assessment at no cost for infants in their first year of life.

Optometry Cares mission is to expand eye health and vision care access to everyone in the U.S. to enhance human performance and quality of life.

Optometric Disaster Relief Fund offers optometrists financial assistance for damages incurred from natural disasters.

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The Nevada Optometric PAC is a separate fundraising organization that works with the Nevada Optometric Association.

The Nevada Optometric PAC contributes to caucuses and campaigns of legislators and candidates for the Nevada Legislature who support Optometry and our role as primary eye care providers.

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