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Business Management

Improve your practice efficiency and profitability with the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), the practice management division of ASCRS. Founded by administrators for administrators, ASOA is the leading organization for the business side of the ophthalmic practice. Serving administrators, managers, physicians, and office staff, ASOA provides support and solutions for the daily challenges of managing a practice. 

Benefit from expert advice on diverse topics to cover the entire scope of practice management: coding and reimbursement, marketing, benchmarking and statistics, IT, leadership, HR, operations and business development, patient relations, optical shop, finance, office design, auxiliary services, and other targeted educational resources.

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Attend ASOA’s business track for physicians by registering for the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, which includes BOOST (Business of Ophthalmology Standards), a core selection of CME-designated courses that provide a comprehensive analysis of an individual practice with an eye towards maximizing revenue.  Your ASCRS attendee registration also includes crossover access to attend any of the sessions in the ASOA program, roundtables, and complimentary management consultations with ophthalmic experts. No additional fees or tickets are needed to attend all the practice management sessions.

In addition, ASOA manages the national standard for ophthalmic practice management, the Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) designation. Administered by the National Board for the Certification of Ophthalmic Executives (NBCOE), the COE program recognizes those who have achieved the experience, knowledge and skills identified by the NBCOE as essential to practice management. This elite certification promotes excellence and professionalism in ophthalmic practice management. Get your practice manager certified to have your practice recognized as a leader in managing the business of ophthalmology.