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InfantSEE Week 2017 - May 14-20

Experts from the American Optometric Association and the Michigan Optometric Association (MOA) agree that visual development is most dramatic between 6 and 12 months of age and that early detection can prevent and help reduce the threat of serious vision impairments. In fact, one in every ten children is at risk from undiagnosed eye and vision problems by the time they are 18 years of age.


MOA - Call for Resolutions-Bylaws and Nominations

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, to the respective Resolutions or Bylaws Committee Chair.


2017 MOA Award Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the 2017 MOA Award recipients. The award presentation will take place at the MOA Winter Seminar, during lunch on February 8, 2017. We look forward to seeing you there.


Louisiana OD Flood Relief

As many are aware, flooding in the state of Louisiana has been devastating. The flood waters have affected the Baton Rouge area, extending east past Denham Springs, LA and west to the Lafayette area, an enormous region impacting thousands, including OD’s - their families, homes, and practices.


MOA 48th Annual MOA Fall Seminar - Registration is now open!

Registration is now open for the 48th Annual MOA Fall Seminar 2016 Seminar Highlights Include: OD program with 14 hours of COPE approved CE, including one hour Pain Management . . .


Deadline approaching for meaningful use exception

Doctors who suspect they did not meet 2015 meaningful use requirements have less than one month to apply for a hardship exception—a process that takes only minutes to complete and could save doctors money. Failure to successfully attest for 2015 meaningful use results in a 3-percent penalty on Medicare claims in 2017. The hardship exemption allows physicians to avoid this 3-percent penalty.


MOA announces new Executive Director

In July of 2015 MOA Executive Director, Cindy Schnetzler, announced her retirement, effective July 31, 2016. She has been with the MOA since 2007, and we are grateful for her outstanding service to this organization. In November of 2015, the Board contracted with Association Options to assist in the daunting task of selecting a new Executive Director. The search committee was led by . . .