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Partner News
Monday, November 20, 2017
Society Selects New CEO »
The Wisconsin Medical Society Board of Directors has named Clyde “Bud” Chumbley, MD, MBA, chief executive officer of the W...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
Get the full story on the twists and turns of federal health reform and what it means for Wisconsin at this year's Wiscons...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHA Offering Education on Newly Available Expedited Physician Licensure Process »
With the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact’s voluntary expedited licensure process becoming operational this month, WHA...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Society Resource Addresses ePDMP FAQs »
Effective April 1, 2017, Wisconsin Act 266 requires all Wisconsin-licensed physicians and other prescribers to review a pa...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
While Republicans may have walked away from the American Health Care Act, the healthcare debate is certain to continue. Wi...

WAO News
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAO signs onto AAO Prior Authorization Letter »
The Wisconsin Academy has joined AAO and a number of other states in supporting a letter to Congress sharing our concerns...
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAO Member Spotlight - UW, MCW researchers collaborate on retinal imaging »
 Article from Wisconsin Health News, July 17, 2019 A University of Wisconsin and the Medical College...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAO at Doctor Day! »
Doctor Day provides a unique opportunity for physicians to come together to advocate on behalf of patients and the medical...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAO Supports Four Residents at AAO Mid-Year Forum »
Last week WAO helped support four resident member's trips to AAO's Mid-Year Forum through the Resident Ambassador Program!...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAO Presents 2018 Legislator of the Year Award »
September 25, 2018 The Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology presented Representative John Jagler (R-37) with the 2018 Le...

Legislative Updates
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Election Update »
By Eric Jensen, Jensen Government Relations, LLC November 7, 2018 Searching for a word to summarize last night’s...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Upholds Cap on Noneconomic Damages »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its ruling today in the Ascaris Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compens...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness Opportunity Available for Limited Time »
Physicians who were previously ineligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program may now qualify under a temporar...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs WAO Legislation »
The Governor signed the Early Eyedrop Refill Bill into law on April 16.   The bill was an initiative of the Wisconsi...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Workers Compensation Call to Action »
The legislature is considering legislation based on proposals from the Workers Compensation Advisory Council.  The pr...

AAO News
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anthem's Cataract Anesthesia Guidance »
April 26, AAO Update AAO recently shared an update with states on Anthem’s policy on Cataract Anesthesia ( AAO lett...
Monday, February 26, 2018
Academy stops 12-state cut that could’ve delayed care, threatened physicians’ livelihoods »
Academy stops 12-state cut that could’ve delayed care, threatened physicians’ livelihoods...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided by Wearing Eye Protectio »
Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided by Wearing Eye Protection   On-t...
Friday, January 19, 2018
Contribute to the Surgical Scope Fund to Provide Every State with Resources to Defend Patient Safety »
Contribute to the Surgical Scope Fund to Provide Every State with Resources to Defend Patient Safety  ...
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Register for the Academy’s first-ever Ophthalmologists Business Summit »
Register for the Academy’s first-ever Ophthalmologists Business Summit Join us on Mar. 24 and 25 in Dallas, Texa...

Eye Health
Wednesday, September 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Consult an Eye Care Professional if Your Halloween Costume Includes Scary Eyes »
Creepy costume lenses might add a spine-tingling thrill to your Halloween costume, but wearing costume contact lenses with...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ophthalmologists Encourage Making Your Eyes Part of a Healthy Aging Strategy »
According to a national survey released by the American Academy of Ophthalmology , nearly two out of three American adu...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
July EyeSmart - Sunglasses: Your Prescription for Eye Health »
Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be »
On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls, and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priorit...
Thursday, January 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most Americans Unaware of One of the Leading Causes of Blindness Among Seniors »
Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1...