Business Management

The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) is the practice management arm of ASCRS. Founded in 1986, ASOA is the leading organization for the business side of the ophthalmic practice. Serving administrators, managers, physicians, and office staff, ASOA provides support and solutions for the daily challenges of managing a practice. 

Receive exclusive access to a variety of benefits with an ASOA membership, including the award-winning Administrative Eyecare publications, ASOA Bookstore, discussion forums, consultants and vendors, monthly e-newsletters, weekly benchmarking, legislative and regulatory updates, the Resource Library, and the ASOA MediaCenter. Expert advice is provided on diverse topics to cover the entire scope of practice management: coding and reimbursement, marketing, benchmarking and statistics, IT, leadership, HR, operations and business development, patient relations, optical shop, finance, office design, auxiliary services, and other targeted informational resources.

ASOA’s business track for physicians attending the ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress, BOOST (Business of Ophthalmology Standards) offers a core selection of CME-designated courses that provide a comprehensive analysis of an individual practice with an eye towards maximizing revenue. ASCRS attendee registration also includes crossover access to attend any of the sessions in the ASOA Congress program, roundtables, and complimentary management consultations with ophthalmic experts.