68th Annual and National Scientific Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 02:37

May 15-17, 2015  - Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, WV

  • 3 Track Sections – Physicians, Technicians, and Administrators
  • Beautiful Location – Stonewall Resort at Roanoke, WV
  • Featured Speakers:  Donna McCune from Corcoran Corporation, Anne Meinke from OMIC, and more to confirm
  • CME Credits available
  • Family Fun
  • Social Activities

More information to follow.

 
Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC) announces 25% Dividend
Friday, 06 December 2013 02:19

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In 2013, the Board of Directors of the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC) announced a 25% dividend for physician insureds that will come in the form of a 2014 renewal premium credit. See below for details about distribution of the dividend credit.

Q:  When will I receive my 2013 dividend?

A:  OMIC announced a 25% dividend for physician insureds renewing in 2014. Issuance of this dividend requires that an active 2013 professional liability policy be renewed and maintained throughout a physician insured’s 2014 policy period.

Q:  What happens if I cancel during the year?

A:  Mid-term cancellation will result in a pro-rata dividend.

Q:  How will I receive my dividend?

A:  The dividend will appear on your policy invoice as a credit to either your annual or quarterly billing installment. OMIC issues dividends as a credit toward renewal premiums for two reasons. First, premium credits offer favorable tax implications for policyholders. Second, premium credits allow for easy and efficient distribution of dividends.

OMIC continues to reduce malpractice insurance costs through lower rates and paid dividends. In addition to premium reductions of nearly 30% across the country since 2005, OMIC has announced dividend credits totaling more than $30 Million since 2009. Issuance of dividend credits are not guaranteed and are determined each year after careful analysis of OMIC’s operating performance. OMIC’s Board is committed to returning any premium above what is necessary to prudently operate your company.

 
October is National Eye Injury Prevention Month
Sunday, 06 October 2013 00:00

Protect Your Eyes from Harm

Protecting your eyes from harm is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your lifetime. During National Eye Injury Prevention Month this October, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital reminds individuals the fundamentals when it comes to eye safety.

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Calendar of Events
June 20-22, 2014  
West Virginia Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons
67th Annual Meeting
The Greenbrier
White Sulphur Springs, WV

Featured Speakers as of 12-12-13:   

  • Kirk H. Packo, MD, FACS - Professor of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Garry P. Condon, MD - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburg, PA
  • Dale R. Meyer, MD - Slingerlands, NY
  • TBA – American Academy of Ophthalmology, Secretariat for State Affairs
  • Muge Kesen, MD - West Virginia University Eye Institute, Morgantown, WV
  • Tamara Fountain,  MD - Risk Management Specialist, OMIC, Richmond, VA
  • 1 WVU  Resident Presentation on research project

Reasonable Rates - Excellent Quality Program

For more information, including registration materials and exhibitor opportunities, will be posted soon on or call chapter office at 304-343-5842


 
West Virginia Ophthalmologist Honored by AMA Foundation
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:50
West Virginia Ophthalmologist Honored By AMA Foundation
 
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