Aspire Leaderboard June 19

Health Care Reform Package and Vision Care

We are receiving  a lot of correspondence from our readers about Health Care Reform and Vision Care. For example, Eric White, OD has some...

VSP To Acquire Visionworks

VSP Global® announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire San Antonio, Texas-based Visionworks, subject to completion of regulatory approval. With a footprint...

Vision Plan Customer Satisfaction Declines, J.D. Power Finds

Primarily driven by challenges with cost and coverage, overall satisfaction among vision plan members decreases by 4 points (on a 1,000-point scale) to 753...

8% Of Insurance Claims Denied?

A great article from VisionWeb on Best Billing Practices:   We all know that rejected insurance claims cost your practice, but how much exactly? An...

The Sick Cost Of Medical Paperwork Infographic

There is a growing medical trend in not taking insurance. Back about 5 years ago, we did a post on what it cost doctors...

House Passes Health Care Bill – What about Vision Care?

The House health care bill passed Saturday 11/7/09  would: Require most Americans to buy health insurance or pay a fine. Expand health care coverage to 36...

HSA’s for Optical

I have written about Flexible health spending and HSA's for Optical before as I think they are under utilized especially for Eyecare. I believe...

PQRS Fact Sheet for Optometry Office Software

The Physician Quality Reporting System, otherwise known as PQRS, is a voluntary reporting program that provides incentive payments to eligible professionals (EPs) who report...

HSA’s and Optical

What is an HSA? It simply stands for Health Savings Account. It is a tax advantaged medical savings account for United States tax payers...

Health Care Reform and The Optical Industry

I know that Health Care Reform is a huge political issue. Little did I know that if you google- health care reform you will...

Medicare Expands MPPR Policy to TC Ophthalmology Procedures

Just in case you missed it on the VisionWeb Blog: Medicare has expanded the Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR) policy and, effective January 1, 2013,...

National Healthcare – A British Experience Part 1

I am in the U.K. right now and have had two very positive experiences with the British Health Care system from a patient's point...

Billing Bytes; 3 CPT Codes That Should No Longer Be Used

From the VisionWeb Blog: There are a few CPT codes that have been deleted, and it is recommended that they no longer be used.  Some deleted...

Vision Web Insurance Billing Video- FREE

For those who need help in insurance billing, this is a billing video by VisionWeb, your online resource for going paperless and streamlining operations...

Flexible Spending -FSA-HRA-HSA Reimbursement Update

The Vision Council Update: Flexible Spending Arrangements / Health Reimbursement Arrangements / Health Savings Accounts (FSA/HRA/HSA) With the ongoing debate regarding the Patient Protection and...

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