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Administrator & Manager

Timely and relevant ophthalmic information on practice management and coding issues.

AAOE enabled and equipped me to take a brand new practice and turn it cash positive within the first year, doing even better the second. For me, AAOE membership is an absolute must have!

Sandy L. Dilts,MHA, COAExecutive Director, American Health Network Eye Specialists

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Why Join AAOE?

In today’s challenging economic, regulatory and technological environment, practice administrators and managers need timely, relevant and accurate practice management resources to help their practices stay profitable. That’s why the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives (AAOE) provides extensive, up-to-date practice management education, information and resources designed to assist its members in running a highly successful practice.

AAOE membership will help you:

  • Enhance your management and decision-making skills.
  • Stay up-to-date on business-critical issues affecting your practice.
  • Increase coding competency and accuracy.
  • Improve practice efficiency and patient flow.
  • Improve billing and collections performance.

Apply for Membershp

Join AAOE and experience for yourself why more administrators turn to AAOE for practice management solutions than any other organization.

Please note: In order to apply for AAOE membership the physician you work for must have their AAO membership dues paid for the current calendar year.

To apply for 2015, Join online or fill out the faxable 2015 AAOE application for Administrators and Managers [PDF 242K].

Memberships will be in effect Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

Member Benefits and Dues

AAOE Practice Management Express e-newsletter includes:

  • The Coding Bulletin: Current, reliable tips about ophthalmic coding.
  • The Executive Update: Management articles providing best practices on a variety of topics.
12 print issues of Eyenet magazine includes practice management features The Savvy Coder and Practice Perfect 

Weekly Academy Newsbriefs:

  • Academy Express — Highlights from peer-reviewed clinical journals and news from the Academy
  • Washington Report Express — Updates on legislative and regulatory issues.
AAOE website provides coding and practice management tools, resources and online courses

Listserv access so you can connect and share with other members— Join the AAOE online community!

  • E-Talk — General practice questions
  • E-Retina — Retina practice questions
  • E-Code — Billing/coding issues
Customized answers to your questions about coding, ICD-10 transition, PQRS and EHR planning, selection, implementation and meaningful use
Free EHR contract reviews and user satisfaction surveys on EHR Central
Practice Forms Library: All the forms you need to run a successful ophthalmic practice
Annual Meeting Benefit: Free registration and priority housing to AAO 2015 in Las Vegas 
Member discounts on products, webinars, online courses and more          
Membership Dues $250*

Memberships will be in effect Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

*AAOE Membership dues are based on a calendar year, Jan. 1 to Dec. 31!

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the Administrator/ Manager membership category, you must be an Academy member or work for an Academy member.