GOA COVID-19 Resource Center



Letters from GOA President Mehrdad E. Saadat, O.D.
March 31- GOA COVID-19 State and Federal Resources for Optometrists- https://conta.cc/2QZScQl
March 27- GOA COVID-19 Resources and Dues Update- https://conta.cc/2ULskIK
March 19- COVID-19 and Your Practice- https://conta.cc/2Utu4Gq
March 18- CDC Urgent Advisory for Doctors of Optometry- https://conta.cc/38ZdN1s
March 17- Important Info on COVID-19 For Your Practice- https://conta.cc/3do1gb9
March 16- COVID-19- https://conta.cc/2wcefvO

COVID-19 Updates from the GOA
April 7- GOA COVID-19 Update: https://conta.cc/2JMfO6L
April 3- Gov. Kemp's Executive Order and Optometry: https://conta.cc/2JBhFLB
April 1-GOA COVID-19 Update: https://conta.cc/2w769oa
March 26-GOA Educates Public About Vision Health & Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic: https://conta.cc/2xr0wl0
March 25- GOA COVID-19 Update: https://conta.cc/3dwOMhg
March 23- COVID-19 Legislative Advocacy Alert: https://conta.cc/3afLsFg
March 18-GOA COVID-19 Update: https://conta.cc/2xbYHrT

State and Federal Resources
CDC Resources for Clinics and Healthcare Facilities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/index.html

US Small Business Administration: Small Business Loans: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

GA Department of Labor – Important Rules On Filing Claims During Temporary Shutdowns: https://dol.georgia.gov/blog/new-information-filing-unemployment-partial-claims-and-reemployment-services

GA Department of Public Health: COVID-19 Information: 
https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report

Resources for GOA/AOA Members
Telehealth for Optometry During COVID-19 Emergency, By Krystin Keller, GOA Billing & Coding Consultant: https://conta.cc/39OcOl0  UPDATE: FEDERAL REGISTER INTERIM CMS-1744-IFC COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

Easing the Financial Impact For Your Patients and Your Practice, a message from GOA Silver Partner Allergan: https://conta.cc/34gSSpW

AOA's COVID-19 Resources Webinar II—What doctors of optometry need to know about just-enacted Federal crisis relief legislation, including details on CARES, loans, leave and more: https://www.aoa.org/coronavirus/covid-19-webinar

ABB Optical Supports GOA Members in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, 5 New Initiatives & Resources Available: https://conta.cc/2WCeFpX

Telehealth for Optometry During COVID-19 Emergency, By Krystin Keller, GOA Billing & Coding Consultant: https://conta.cc/2J0iRbh
COVID-19 and Medicare Telehealth Services

On Tuesday, March 17, the AOA hosted a webinar on billing and coding specifics for the recently expanded physician telehealth services under Medicare. You can view the webinar here: https://zoom.us/rec/play/tZZ5JLqv-Ds3SdaWtQSDBaJxW9Tveq-s1ikbrvFezk-xAnRWYQGvZLoUauR7dhKBzm4gAtobYwkMTa48
AOA COVID-19 Updates and Collaborative Recommendations: https://www.aoa.org/coronavirus

President's Column