Optometry Service Conference Call Minutes 11-20-2020

Open Optometry Positions, 11-19-2020 VHA Directive 1058.01, Research Compliance Reporting Requirements VHA Directive 1605.05 Business Associate Agreements, 11-17-2020 VHA Directive 1081.02, Management of Biological and Non-Biological Implants VHA Notice 2020-34, Mandatory Business Rules for Local Policy Development Mission Critical Travel Memo 101920

Optometry Service Conference Call Minutes 10-16-2020

Open Optometry Positions icd-10 low vision codesets cheat sheet for optometry VHA Notice 2020-29 Rescission of VHA HB 1601A.04 Benefits Overview 9-18-20 VHA Directive 1058.03 Assurance of Protection for Human Subjects in Research 9-17-20 VHA Directive 1041 Appeal of VHA Clinical Decisions 9-28-20 ochco-bulletin-20200916-01 VHA Notice 2020-31, Caregiver Support Program

ACMO December 2020

National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) will be offering an opportunity to take the ACMO exam in December. Candidates can take the exam on Monday, December 7; Tuesday, December 8; or Wednesday, December 9 at Pearson VUE test centers across the United States and Canada. Please click here for details

COVID-19 Information

The CMS’s specific guidance on reopening facilities to provide nonemergent and non-COVID-19 health care is in effect. Under this framework, state-by-state decisions will guide when and how doctors and practices can resume delivery of complete, comprehensive care. Each individual VA facility, along with their Network Directors’ leadership, is currently developing a response to resume care .  Please work with local leadership to communicate your clinic’s needs. The following VA Guidance for COVID-19 Related Care can Read more…

NAVAO Constitution

The NAVAO Constitution has been amended to reflect changes to the Constitution Article IV, Section IV (Newsletter requirements) and By-laws Article I Section1 and Article II (Retired VA Optometrists Membership) as voted on by the membership present at the NAVAO business meeting.