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MOA Members: Does Your Malpractice Policy Have These Common Exclusions?

It’s important to make sure the coverage by your professional liability insurance policy matches the treatment you provide. Your policy may not cover every procedure you perform, even if you are legally allowed to do so under Michigan’s scope of practice.


New MOA Member Benefit: Save on cell phones, office supplies, and more

Access double-digit discounts with vendors you know and trust to provide everyday items for your optometry practice with the new group purchasing program from AOAExcel. Group purchasing provides ...


Register today for the MOA Golf Classic

Rain or shine join us for the 38th Annual MOA Golf Classic at Hawk Hollow Golf Course in Bath, MI.


ALERT: New CL company in violation

It has come to our attention that an new online contact lens supply company  has been soliciting contact lens consumers in Michigan in order to fill and refill their contact lenses prescriptions. Their mode of operation ...


The MOA adopts new Optometric Oath

At the MOA Board of Trustees meeting on March 7, 2018, the MOA board voted to adopt the AOA Optometric Oath for future use. The changes to the revised Oath is minimal. 


Join MOSPPA for the Great Lakes Private Practice Conference

It's time again for the annual Great Lakes Private Practice Conference, hosted by the Michigan Optometric Student Private Practice Association! This year's event will be held on April 21st from 9am-4pm ...


Emerging Trends in HIPAA Violations – And How to Keep Your Practice Safe

Across the health care industry, new trends are emerging in HIPAA compliance. Secondary penalties associated with HIPAA violations are starting to become more prevalent, and can easily be avoided by implementing an effective HIPAA compliance program in your practice.


SOMI Opening Eyes seeking volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games Opening Eyes program at Central Michigan University May 31-June 2, 2018.


MSA Proposed Policy Change Effects Access to Vision Coverage

MOA Provides Comment, Alerts Membership To Do The Same

In its response to a request by the Bureau of Medicaid Policy and Health System Innovation for public comment on its proposal (Project 1734-HMP-P) to move a segment of participants from the Healthy Michigan Plan ...


Now accepting MOA Board of Trustees nominations

Nominations for the Board are due by March 5, 2018. The slate of nominees will be sent out to all MOA members in good standing for consideration 30 days prior to the MOA Annual Business Meeting.


Call for resolutions and by-laws amendments

The MOA’s Annual Business Meeting is fast approaching. Per MOA’s Bylaws, we are sending out a reminder with instructions for submitting a recommendation for new resolutions or changes to the bylaws ...


2017 MOA Award Winners

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 the MOA will honor the 2017 MOA Award Winners during the Awards Luncheon.  The awards program is part of the MOA Winter Seminar.  The luncheon and program will be held at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing in Big Ten A.  Congratulations to our winners!


ALERT: Phising Scam

Over the past few days a fraudulent email request asking select MOA members for a contribution to fundraising site “Fundly” has been circulating. Please be aware that any emails from the MOA will always utilize ...