KOA 2013 SPRING CONFERENCE
The KOA Spring Conference will be held April 25-28 in Lexington KY at the Hyatt Hotel and Lexington Convention Center. The conference will offer 21 hours of CE for ODs and 12 hours of CE for paraoptometrics. There will also be an exhibit hall. Click here to download registration materials for ODs and Paras. Click here if you would like to download the exhibitors packet.
KOA FALL CONFERENCE
The KOA Fall Conference will be September 27-29 in Louisville at the Brown Hotel. The KOA will offer 20 hours of CE for ODs. Registration materials will be ready in the summer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org is you want to be on the mailing list.
KBOE CREDENTIAL FORMS
Click here to view the New Applicant Credential Form (those licensed after June 2011) for Expanded Therapeutic Procedures. Click here to view an Applicant Credential Form for Expanded Therapeutic Procedures. Click here to view the Application to Utilize Expanded Therapeutic Laser Procedures form. Click here to view the Preceptor Approval Form. Click here to view the Preceptor Evaluation of Expanded Therapeutic Laser Procedure form.
NPC, A Vantiv Co
The KOA endorses NPC, a Vantiv Co, as a credit card processing company. For m ore information on NPC call Katie Gutzwiller at 513-900-3366 or email email@example.com.
MEDICAID MANAGED CARE
The Cabinet for Health & Family Services has created a website specifically to address questions and provide information on the managed-care for Kentucky's Medicaid population. The site is http://medicaidmc.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx . The website contains information for both members and providers, as well as contact information for each MCO (Coventry, KY Spirit, Wellcare). The KOA has more information on the specific vision contracts in the Members Only Section of the website under the Medicaid tab.
PRESCHOOL EYE EXAM INFORMATION
The new school year is just beginning so that means there are many questions regarding the preschool eye exam law. The KOA wants to help answer your questions, so click here to view a Q&A sheet on the law or click here to see the law & Board of Education letter explaining that the child does have to have the exam until January 1 of their first year of school. The preschool eye exam form is available by clicking here.
UPDATE LICENSE RENEWAL WITH KY MEDICAID
When a KY Medicaid provider receives an updated license, the provider must submit a copy of the license to the KY Medicaid in order to keep their provider information updated. When you renew your license every March, be sure to send a copy of the license along with your NPI/Medicaid provider number to KY Medicaid, PO Box 2110, Frankfort KY 40602.