Managing Eye Care: Skills to Look for in Your Next Optician

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Thu, Sep 03, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

There are certain characteristics and skills that set the great opticians apart from the average ones. A top of the line optician knows everything from the technical side to the sales side to the customer service side of the job. Whether you are a practice owner looking to hire a new optician, or a hopeful candidate looking for a job in a dispensary, today’s post will walk you through some of the skills that will take an optician from good to great.

Managing Eye Care: 6 Skills Every Optician Should Have

hiring-practices1. Finding Frames that Fit

Technical skills are the basic skills that every optician should have. This includes everything from knowing how to take a proper frame measurement to understanding the different benefits of various lens types. Knowing frame and lens details is the bottom line for being an optician.

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Last Minute ICD-10 & Claims Management Prep: 1 Month Countdown

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Tue, Sep 01, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Can you believe that October 1st is only a month away? While many practices may be exhausted from months of preparing for ICD-10, it still seems that the implementation date is approaching fast. Nerves in your practice surrounding the new code set may be rising up as the date nears, but there is no need to stress if your practice has be accurately preparing. Today, we want to share with you some small last minute prep tips to take on this month to help ensure your claims management department is completely ready come next month.

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Eyecare Practice Management: 3 Hiring Tips to Use for Your Next Hire

Posted by Sharon Chin on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

Whether you are hiring to cope with your expanding business, or hiring to replace a staff member, finding the right person for the job has a huge impact on your practice and it’s a huge responsibility to take on. We’re here to show you 3 tips to use on your next hiring process.  

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Questions to Ask Your Optometry Insurance Billing Company

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

Getting reimbursed for the patients that you see is a critical part of keeping your practice profitable and operating. Whether you have one biller in your office, submit claims through a clearinghouse, or enlist of the help of a billing service you need to make sure that you're getting fully reimbursed for your services, and keeping rejections and denials at a minimum.

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What is SEO and How Does it Affect My Eyecare Practice Marketing?

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

If you've ever done any kind of research regarding online marketing techniques, you've come across the term "SEO". SEO stands for search engine optimization, and simply put, it helps position your website so that you can easily be found online when people are searching for local optometrists. Knowing the details of SEO, and how it affects your position online is a complicated process. In fact, larger companies have hired professionals who solely handle their SEO marketing. We understand that hiring someone to take care of SEO is not an option for many independent practices, so today we want to discuss the basics, and give you some tips for how you can begin to improve your standing online.

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