Membership Benefits

AACO is an association and community of corporate-affiliated optometrists with a mission-based on empowering members by giving them knowledge and resources to provide optimal patient care. No other nonprofit organization exists exclusively for corporate affiliated optometry.

Website & Digital Marketing

FREE Website Option! By Innexus: A free (design and monthly hosting) includes a complimentary basic webpage (responsive, single page), with a choice of 3 different layout options upgraded sites featuring more sophisticated multi-page sites that are also available to members at a discount.

Member Discounted Web Page Packages:

EyeMotion: Members receive special discounts on website design and may choose from different hosting options that include SEO and patient tracking dashboards 

Eyevertise - Members receive website special pricing on a basic website. AACO member pricing is $100.00 web set-up fee and $50.00 per month hosting fee. Eyevertise offers a FREE assessment of your current internet digital footprint and provides other digital marketing solutions to drive traffic to your website. All members will receive 50% off initial set up fees for any additional digital marketing solutions purchased. 

Education and Networking

Annual Conferences: Each year, AACO hosts a two-day national meeting, bringing corporate affiliated optometrists from all brands and locations together. This one-of-a-kind meeting offers over 30 hours of education targeted to ODs in corporate practice. The networking possibilities are endless, and members receive special "members only" discounts rebates provided for early registration and perfect attendance. 

SECO: AACO has a special relationship with SECO International, one of optometrist major education events. AACO members not only receive discounted enrollment to SECO each year, but there is also a special education session, called AACO SECO Sunday.  

GWCO:  AACO has a special relationship with the Greater Western Council of Optometry (GWCO), a major optometric education event. AACO holds a special education session during the GWCO conference each year. 

"Members Only" Practice Management Resources

Billing & Coding Resources: Specifically focused on those working targeted working in affiliated corporate practices. Members receive OBC Tier 1, includes: free digital coding book, free risk assessment, and free billing start-up, plus unlimited access to OBC's portal of optical billing forms, coding and billing guides, and seminar materials - this is a $999.00+ value - all for FREE!  

 

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Discounts

Special pricing on products and services for corporate affiliated optometrists, including legal consultation, medical billing education, credentialing, and claims management. Health record systems, POS systems, and other member buying advantages.

Members enjoy a growing list of discounted products and services through our vendor partners and offered through our online web store. Visit the online store.