December 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!

Happy Birthday!

Roger Jordan- 6th

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Winter Conference Registration OPEN

Registration for Winter Conference is now open!

Thursday, January 31- Saturday, February 2, 2019
Little America Hotel, Cheyenne

Agenda Highlights:

Thursday, January 31st- Join us at 12:00pm to get updated on legislative issues and then take a trip to the Capitol to speak to your legislator.  The WOA Legislative Reception will begin at 6:00pm.  

Friday, February 1st- Don't miss the Annual WOA Awards Luncheon sponsored by OOGP. (Guests welcome- $15) 


The Winter Conference will be held at Little America Hotel, Cheyenne, WY.  Discounted rooms are available:

Deluxe Room: $104.00 per night (plus tax).

Preferred Room: $124.00 per night (plus tax)

Executive Room: $239.00 per night (plus tax)

Please make your own reservations.  You can call the LIttle America to make reservations-800-235-6396.  Mention the Wyoming Optometric Association.   You can also go to this link to make reservations online: Little America Reservations

Reservations must be made by January 2, 2019 in order to receive the discounted rate.

The CE this year is 9 hours of advanced optometric procedures, glaucoma, and prescribing oral steroids/antifungals.

The Para-Optometric's are finalizing their agenda and so far it includes frame styling, selling skills, trouble shooting, computer vision syndrome, child's play, eye diseases, Medicaid update.

We look forward to seeing you in Cheyenne soon!

Eventbrite - WOA 2019 Winter Conference

Complimentary HIPAA Compliance Checklist

WOA Members: Download Your Complimentary HIPAA Compliance Checklist!
With HIPAA violations, fines, and data breaches making headlines day after day, the average patient is more educated about HIPAA compliance and data security than ever before. HIPAA compliance can strongly differentiate your practice by demonstrating to your patients that you take their data security and privacy seriously — all while fulfilling your federal requirements.
HIPAA compliance can be a challenge for new and established optometry practices alike. That's why AOAExcel’s endorsed HIPAA compliance partner, Compliancy Group, has compiled a simple HIPAA Compliance Checklist for WOA members.
How well have you addressed federal HIPAA requirements within your practice? Find out where you stand against the regulatory requirements with this exclusive HIPAA Checklist today!
Compliancy Group gives eye care professionals confidence in their compliance with a total HIPAA solution to address the full extent of the regulatory requirements. With guided support, clients are given the tools they need to maintain the privacy and security of health care information, all while growing their business. As a WOA benefit, members receive three additional months free, included with a one-year subscription. Compliancy Group is dedicated to helping eye care succeed.
For more information about Compliancy Group, and the HIPAA resources available to WOA members through AOAExcel, please visit

2018 AOA PAC Donors

Thank you to the following WOA members who have donated to the AOA PAC this year.

Dr. Jessica Jo Albers
Dr. Brian J Ballard
Dr. James H Bell
Dr. Brandi N Bilyeu
Dr. James A Boucher
Dr. David R Carlson
Dr. Martin Howard Carroll
Dr. Dana L Day
Dr. Nathan D Edwards
Dr. David C Eldred
Dr. Keith C Eldred
Dr. Timothy J Fehlauer
Dr. Ashlee E Fischer
Dr. Joseph L Fischer
Dr. Paul L Gustafson
Dr. Mike E Harris
Dr. Jonathan M Hartley
Dr. James Michael Hinkle
Dr. Samuel K Hoffmann
Dr. Wayne M Hudson
Dr. Grant W Jones
Dr. Lynda L Jones
Dr. Christopher L Jons
Dr. Roger Lynn Jordan
Dr. Sarah L Koehn
Dr. Jerrold L Larsen
Dr. Ryan P Larsen
Dr. Sue Esther Lowe
Dr. Joseph C Maycock
Dr. Jill M H Miller
Dr. Kenneth K Morse
Dr. Jeremy Thomas Nett
Dr. Daniel R Perala
Dr. Brian Pieper
Dr. Coby S Ramsey
Dr. Carla D Shoults
Dr. Jenning Voss
Dr. Randy E Waddell
Dr. Mark Turner Wells
Dr. Peggy Jo Whiteplume
Dr. Jeffrey A Wilson
Dr. Melissa M Younger
WOA Newsletter - December 2018