April 2018

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WOA Board

Joe Maycock- President
Nate Edwards- President-Elect
Chris Jons-Treasurer
Jonathan Hartley-Secretary
Jeremy Nett- Director
Sam Hoffman-Director
Brandi Bilyeu- Past President

Happy Birthday!


Travis Shelton-6
Jeff Wilson-9
Garrett Howell-20
Russ Whetten-27
Dan Perala-27

Remember- if you're birthday is not showing up here you need to update your member profile!


NROC is fast approaching!

We have some exciting changes for this year and I hope you can make plans to attend to help us make it a success.  

The conference will be held in Cody this year and features speakers Joe Deloach, Steven Farrucci, Randall Thomas, and Ron Melton.  Our agenda is different- please note the changes!

Wednesday, July 18
    1:00-3:00 PM  Joe Deloach, OD
    3:30-5:30 PM  Joe Deloach, OD
    6:00-9:00 PM  Welcome Party- ice cream floats and casual fare

Thursday, July 19
    8:00-12:00 PM    Steven Farrucci, OD
    12:00-2:00 PM    Lunch WOA Membership Meeting
    2:00-4:00 PM      Steven Farrucci, OD
    4:30-7:00 PM      Exhibit Hall
    8:00PM               Cody Rodeo 

Friday, July 20
    7:00-9:00 AM      Randall Thomas
    9:00-11:00 AM    Exhibit Hall
    11:00-12:00 PM   Randall Thomas

Saturday, July 21
    8:00-12:00 PM    Melton & Thomas

Here is the link to the website- register before June 1st for Early Bird Registration.  See hotel room block information on the hotels page.  Book now!


Legislative Updates

The WOA has committed to moving forward with opening the Optometric Practice Act to update your scope this year.  We need you active and working for the success of the WOA.
  • The regional chairs will be contacting you to start updating our key person network, keeping you updated on what you need to actively be doing.
The Joint Labor Health Social Services Committee will be looking at the Optometric Practice Act during the interim.  Be watching for updates and action items.

Medicare Stats

Here are our latest stats from the WOA Medicare Consultant Lana Jones.  

Remember that as a WOA member you can contact her with billing and coding questions.
Lana Jones

WOA Newsletter - April 2018