Welcome! This information, Below, is not a promise of membership, ownership offer or any contract between the NYOIPA and the applicant. It is an expression of your interest in participation at a level you may qualify for.. (the application is now on our new website NYOIPA.COM )
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NYOIPA:
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- Read our “Recent Posts” and “Archives.”
- See the challenges that confront us and our strategies for dealing with them (videos).
- Learn how we are integrating into the national structure arising out of the teams of IPA’s forming and participating in many states.
QUALIFYING: When you satisfy the qualification requirements, you will have to maintain a professional practice that passes our groups credentialing standards. This is in order that you may participate in healthcare entities such as ACOs , PCMHs and Vision Plans with whom we will be affiliated. This application is a start and we thank you for your interest. Our power is in unity and that means we want you to qualify and we will help you! After completing the electronic application, our board will evaluate your practice and contact you to confirm your status. After this you complete your full registration and decide at which level you wish to participate.
OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL OPTOMETRY: Our IPA, though founded by private practice optometry, is working for the empowerment of ALL optometry. Private and commercial practitioners may both participate as possible. The ability to invest in the IPA financially and intellectually without corporate entanglement, the ability to share risk without involving corporate decision makers, hours of practice, medical services and other factors will all affect participation level. However the IPA will strive to provide access to all optical and medical plans to all ODs as is possible. Membership financial responsibility will also be commensurate, to treat everyone with equity. Apply Here