Read on Calling all optometrists providing telehealth

Calling all optometrists providing telehealth

To support potential future advocacy for Medicare coverage of tele-optometry for patients who can’t access face-to-face care, Optometry Australia is working to gather data on patient satisfaction with tele-optometry.

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Read on Latest update (1 July 2020): New infection control video; new MBS indexation schedule; staff award rate changes

Latest update (1 July 2020): New infection control video; new MBS indexation schedule; staff award rate changes

Infection control remains a critical and ongoing requirement for safe optometry practise across Australia and particularly in Victorian hotspots where stage three restrictions have now been re introduced, Optometry Australia has reminded optometrists.

Filed in category: Coronavirus, General news, Guidelines & practice notes, Medicare & private billing, Member resources, National & State initiatives, Patient care & management, Sector news
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Read on Optometry Virtually Connected provides flexibility to attend – register now!

Optometry Virtually Connected provides flexibility to attend – register now!

The countdown is on to the inaugural Optometry Virtually Connected. The event is being held completely online from 26-28 June 2020. Click and discover more info about CPD program and product innovators!

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Read on Australian government backs Good vision for life

Australian government backs Good vision for life

Optometry Australia has received a substantial Government grant to be used to promote optometry and community eye health under the Good vision for life consumer brand. Read more and listen to our President Darrell Baker.

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Read on COVID-19 affording opportunities to reset for the future

COVID-19 affording opportunities to reset for the future

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial and adverse disruption, it is also affording opportunities to take this time to start thinking about the way we work and if necessary, reset for the future. Watch the latest video of Optometry Australia President Darrell Baker.

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