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AAPOS Vision Screening Webinar

This webinar will provide an update on pediatric vision screening and review the various modalities for pediatric vision screening, with an emphasis on the latest evidence for instrument based technologies. This webinar will also describe how to implement and support local vision screening programs.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Final Research Plan on Vision Screening in Children Ages 6 Months to 5 Years

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Improve your ICD10 Knowledge

ICD10 just launched in October. You now have experience with it and are ready for some pearls to improve both your coding precision and your efficiency

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Learning Disabilities Patient Information

5 Items Now Available for Purchase

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Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center

Through a generous grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF), the American Academy of Ophthalmology has announced the establishment of the first online medical resource center dedicated to children’s eye care.

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Children's Vision Services Under the ACA

Good vision is key to a child’s physical development, school success and well-being. The visual system is not fully developed in babies and young children. Equal input from both eyes is necessary for normal development of the brain’s vision centers. If a young child’s eyes do not send clear images to the brain, vision may become limited in ways that cannot be corrected later in life.

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Preferred Practice Pattern® Guidelines

Preferred Practice Pattern® guidelines ("PPP") are designed to identify characteristics and components of quality eye care.

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Letter on Compounding Pharmacies

A letter was sent to the Boards of Pharmacy and the Boards of Medicine in 15 states that are currently enforcing strict prescription requirements for compounded drugs.

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Background on Affordable Care Act and Essential Health Benefits Pertaining to Pediatric Vision Services

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established a minimum set of health care benefits, known as the essential health benefits, that insurance plans are required to offer beginning January 1, 2014, through state exchanges.

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