ALOA Convention 2018 | November 2 - 4, 2018
The Hyatt Regency
Birmingham, AL

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CMS, ONC send message on fax’s demise; doctors put them on hold

October 18, 2018

Officials not only called for a ‘No Fax Friday’ among health care last week, but also scheduled fax’s end date. Considering EHR interoperability isn’t up to snuff, is eliminating fax altogether practical? Read More >

AOA cautions against email phishing scams

October 17, 2018

ALERT: New email phishing scheme uses fraudulent AOA sender name to target doctors of optometry. Here are four ways to prevent falling victim to phishing scams. Read More >

Data breaches cost insurers big but providers more frequently

October 16, 2018

No surprise here: Insurers’ data breaches claim far more patient records but plague individual providers more often. Are you prepared for a threat against your PHI? Read More >

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The practice of optometry in the state of Alabama is governed at its core by the Optometry Practices Act. This legislation defines regulations, requirements, and scope of practice for optometry in Alabama. The ALOA maintains a copy of this law available online in its entirety.

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