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STILL AN OPTOMETRY STUDENT?

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PARAOPTOMETRICS & STAFF

Click here to go to our Paraoptometrics Section for more information

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

BENEFITS OF MOA MEMBERSHIP

  • Protecting your license to practice

  • Enhancing your scope of practice

  • Developing your professional growth through continuing education and leadership opportunities

  • Being a source of valuable information so you stay up-to-date

  • Access to your Medicare billing and coding questions through the AOA "Ask the Coding Experts"

  • Establish professional contacts

  • Offering discounts on materials and continuing education

  • Free AOA Membership for Staff

LEADERSHIP

  • Leadership opportunities at the state level

  • Represent MOA at the House of Delegates at the annual AOA Congress and at AOA committee levels

  • Represent MOA at the regional Great Western Council of Optometry (GWCO) Congress

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY ONLINE

MOA's Membership Directory lists all MOA members and contact information.  Alphabetical and geographic information can be accessed from MOA's website.

AOA's Dr. Locator  enables patients to look up a doctor in their area.  To browse the Dr. Locator go to www.aoa.org.  Click the "Find a Doctor" button and follow the on screen directions.  All MOA members are listed, providing you with prestige and public recognition.

MEMBERSHIP ONLINE

MOA's website provides you with information accessible at your convenience.  

Features include:

  • Online membership directory listed alphabetically and by location

  • Members Only access

  • Legislative information

  • Meeting information

  • Pertinent links, i.e. The Montana Board of Optometry, regulatory information, AOA, etc.

  • Buyers Guide

  • Classified ads

  • Opportunities Network

LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY ADVOCACY

  • MOA's legislative team forges through Montana's complex political arena to protect and advance their profession

  • MOA represents your interests at state regulatory entities such as State Board of Optometry, DPHHS, Department of Labor

  • Works with Medicaid and Medicare

  • Provides assistance with billing questions, legal issues and third party reimbursement questions

  • MOA representative serves on the Regional Carrier Advisory Committee

TWO MEMBERSHIPS IN ONE

​Your membership into the MOA also includes membership into AOA, which means representation at state and national levels.

MEMBERS ONLY LISTSERVE & PUBLICATIONS

MOA Member Updates will notify you of the latest updates and  deadlines in the optometric profession.  The online membership directory provides you with contact information of other MOA members.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

A minimum of two major education programs are offered each year.

MOA ANNUAL WINTER EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

This is an opportunity to obtain needed continuing education credits, socialize with others in your professional field and enjoy some winter recreation.

MOA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION

This educational conference provides an opportunity to obtain continuing education credits, be informed of the latest optometric products and procedures, visit with vendors about new products on the market today that could benefit your profession and network with colleagues.

Special value registration packages for members at MOA conferences

All MOA courses are Montana State Board approved

MONTANA OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION

36 S. Last Chance Gulch, Suite A

Helena, MT  59601

Phone:  (406) 443-1160

Fax:  (406) 443-4614