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June 2014

Features

Understanding Healthcare Reform in America
CHARLES BROWNLOW, O.D., F.A.A.O., WAUPACA, WIS. SCOT MORRIS, O.D., F.A.A.O., CONIFER, COLO. JOHN RUMPAKIS, O.D., M.B.A., LAKE OSWEGO, ORE.
From the Affordable Care Act to HIPAA to MU, how will reform initiatives impact optometry?

Provide Medical Eye Care
JASON R. MILLER, O.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.O., POWELL, OHIO, AND WALTER O. WHITLEY, O.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.O., NORFOLK, VA.
How to build your practice by identifying what is already in your chair.

Promoting the Pediatric Benefit
OM STAFF
It’s up to you to make the Pediatric Eye Health Benefit a Success. Here’s how.

How to Survive a Meaningful Use Audit
DARLA SHEWMAKER, VILLA HILLS, KEN. JEFF GRANT, SHELL WYO.
By understanding your responsibilities and the documentation required by CMS, you can pass an audit with flying colors.

Departments

o.d. to o.d.
BY SCOT MORRIS, O.D., F.A.A.O.Chief Optometric Editor
The Status of Health Care in America: It’s Time for Change

viewpoint
from the editorial directorJim Thomas
Making Healthcare Work for You

Leading Off
TIPS, TRENDS & NEWS YOU CAN USE

CLINICAL: specialty care
SUSAN J. GROMACKI, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O., SILVER SPRING, MD. AND VALERIE SELIGSON, O.D., F.A.A.O., COLUMBIA, MD.
Diagnosing Keratoconus Without a Topographer

CLINICAL: contact lenses
JASON R. MILLER, O.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.O.
Peaking Into the Crystal Ball

CLINICAL: optical
DAVE ZIEGLER, O.D.
How Will the Optical Evolve?

CLINICAL: diversify your portfolio
JEFFRY D. GERSON, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Diversify Your Personal Portfolio

CLINICAL: nutrition
KIMBERLY K. REED, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Doctor, Heal Thyself: Part 1

O.D. Scene
THE ENTERTAINING SIDE OF OPTOMETRY

SOCIAL: the way i see it
MARC R. BLOOMENSTEIN, O.D, F.A.A.O.
I Said What?

SOCIAL: executive profile
Success Through Innovation

SOCIAL: practice profile
JEREMY CIANO, O.D., CARMEL, IND.
Advice for Young Me: Part 1

SOCIAL: school viewpoint
MICHAEL BACIGALUPI, O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.
Spreading Their Wings

SOCIAL: lessons learned
JACK RUNNINGER, O.D.
Chalant, Mayed, And Plussed

BUSINESS: efficiency
ALEXANDRE TEIXEIRA, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
PERFECT YOUR Patient Flow

BUSINESS: business strategies
GARY GERBER, O.D.
How to Address Office Culture

BUSINESS: personnel pointers
REBECCA L. JOHNSON, CPOT, COT, COE
The Elephant in the Room

BUSINESS: financial foundations
DAVID MILLS, O.D., M.B.A.
Calculate Chair Cost: Part 1

BUSINESS: personal wealth health
WILLIAM J. LYNOTT
Smart Money?

BUSINESS: technology
APRIL JASPER, O.D.
Meaningful Use Update

BUSINESS: coding strategy
JOHN RUMPAKIS, O.D., M.B.A.
Medical Necessity Rules the Day

what’s new
FOR YOUR PATIENTS AND PRACTICE

SCRIPTOPEDIA
MARK HINTON
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