Coronavirus BRIEFING

Review of Optometric Business: The Key Changes Fueling My Practice’s Shutdown Recovery

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After months of practice closures, your patients need you–and you need them. With patients returning to your office, you can both provide the care they need and maximize the benefit of their visits to your practice.The need to purchase personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies while limiting the number of patients in your office at one time means your fees may need to increase. In my practice, I have implemented a 10 percent fee increase for all of my services. This is a slight increase that most patients will not notice, but which could make a significant difference to my practice’s financial strength. Our office lost around $50,000 from the two months we were closed, so the changes are much-needed! Read More