Effective January 1, 2023, OMIC insureds who are FSO members in good standing will receive a 5% discount upon renewal. OMIC insureds can then earn an additional 5% discount by attending an OMIC lecture at the Masters in Ophthalmology meeting or by completing an online OMIC course. OMIC insureds that attend the live event, will be required to sign or scan in to prove attendance. If an OMIC insured attends an OMIC lecture at the Masters in Ophthalmology or any other partner society meeting, and has not indicated their society membership, they will be awarded a 5% discount.
Members of the FSO can now access meeting highlights from the Masters in Ophthalmology 2022 Annual Meeting held June 10-12, 2022 in Orlando, FL. Click here to view the slides and audio from several of our featured faculty presentations. This is a members-only benefit, so make sure you sign in using your FSO username and password to view these highlights.
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Awardees were recognized for leadership, community service, and innovation in the field of ophthalmology
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – (June 13, 2022) – On Saturday, June 11, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) presented annual society awards to members during its Annual Business Meeting.
The AmazonSmile Foundation and the For Eye Care Foundation
Please consider the For Eye Care Foundation (FECF), the Florida Society of Ophthalmology's charitable-arm, when shopping online at Amazon. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from eligible purchases made back to the FECF. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. Use this link to start shopping and giving back: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-3051564.
The Florida Lions Eye Clinic is looking for ophthalmologists around the state that are interested in volunteering to provide free eye care to needy children and families in Florida. The commitment is at your discretion--you decide on how many patients you would like to see a month.
There has been a recent change in the Florida law regarding co-management of patients. The new law took effect on July 1, 2013. The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) and its general counsel have worked closely with OMIC to develop two sample forms to aid you in compliance with the new law.
Crosswalks between ICD-9 lists of covered diagnoses for certain services and the comparable ICD-10 diagnoses were imperfect in some LCDs, such as the Visual Field Testing LCD. First Coast Service Options was made aware of this problem and corrected the disparities with assistance provided by the FSO Third Party Liaison Committee.