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OOA Member Benefits

Advocacy

The OOA works with elected officials, state regulatory agencies, third party payors, and others to promote the profession of optometry.

Third Party Issues

The OOA has retained the services of a consultant for optometry on issues related to third party.

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Continuing Education

OOA's 12 geographic zones regularly sponsor meetings which offer CE and interaction with local ODs.

The EastWest Eye Conference held annually in Cleveland in October is sponsored by the OOA and provides over 250 hours of continuing education for doctors and staff, an exhibit hall and a Friday Night Party at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Web Site

The OOA website offers a wealth of information of interest to doctors. The Members portion of the website includes updates regarding Medicare, Medicaid, payors and other topics.

Opportunity Provider/Seeker Listing

OOA maintains a listing of employment opportunities for doctors which is also posted on the OOA website.

Workers Compensation

Frank Gates offers a group rating on workers' compensation premium.
Paul Feck
614-791-7698
www.frankgates.com

Get A Savings Quote for the OOA Group Rating Program
Group Rating Safety Accountability Letter
Division of Safety & Hygiene
Hand Protection
BWC 10-Step Business Plan Fact Sheet

Buying Group

Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc.
Diversified offers OOA members the advantage of efficiency with one order, greater discounts with purchasing power, vast product knowledge, and a readily available inventory of lenses and frames, sunglasses, soft contact lenses, gas permeable contact lenses, solutions, equipment and various printed items.
800-626-2281
www.divopt.com

Vision Web

Vision Web offers online multi-payer insurance transaction processing; convenient, direct-to-supplier spectacle lens, frames, and contact lens ordering; and a Web site that can be customized for your practice.
800-874-6601
www.visionweb.com

Debt Collection

IC System is a debt collection agency which offers special pricing on programs to improve account receivables.
800-279-3511; 800-443-4123
www.icsystem.com

Insurance

Call for a quote from these OOA-sponsored vendors:

Ohio PIA Service Corporation
Group medical health insurance, life insurance and short-and long-term disability.
Terry Morse
800-555-1742
www.piaaohio.com

Phelan Insurance Agency, Inc.
Professional liability coverage
Ms. Karen Keiser
karenkeiser@phelanins.com
800-843-3069
www.phelanins.com

The American Optometric Association endorses the following vendors:

AGIA - Life, Disability, Medical: 866-331-0180

Locton Affinity, LLC - Malpractice and Professional Liability: 888-343-1998

AXA Equitable Life Ins. Co. - Retirement Planning: 800-523-1125

Merchant Processing

Dave Proy Agency for credit card and processing services.
Dave Proy
419-656-1964
dave@daveproy.com