Membership Benefits

How has optometry staved off the types of changes causing some health care provider turnover rates to reach all-time highs? More importantly, how can optometry avoid these issues and stave off the outside pressures that insurance companies, government bureaucrats, trial lawyers and others place on our ability to practice as we choose?

The answer is simple: the Ohio Optometric Association.

Nearly 70% of the practicing optometrists in Ohio are members of the OOA.  

None at this time.

  • At the State level the Ohio Optometric Association monitors the activities of policymakers who have the ability to impact our practices, patients and profession. This includes Medicaid

  • At the Federal level the American Optometric Association monitors the activities of policymakers who have the ability to impact our practices, patients and profession. This includes Medicare.
  • Assistance on third-party payer issues

  • Guidance on legal and regulatory compliance

  • Discounts on the purchasing of supplies and materials, debt collection services, workers compensation premiums and credit card services

  • Discounted rates on insurance products, including health and professional liability coverage
  • High quality continuing education opportunities at the premier eye conference in the Midwest, the annual EastWest Eye Conference

  • Continuing education opportunities at the local level at Zone meetings