Author | David Hutton


COVID-19: HHS extends public health emergency declaration

July 29, 2020


The Department of Health and Human Services recently extended the national public health emergency declared for the COVID-19 pandemic, thereby extending payment and regulatory flexibilities. Amid the pandemic, ophthalmologists continue to adapt to practicing in the era of COVID-19.

Study finds millions of Americans to lose health insurance by end of 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic

July 23, 2020


About 10.1 million people could lose employer-based insurance coverage this year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

COVID-19: Vaccine shows positive response in early trial

July 22, 2020


A potential coronavirus vaccine has produced a promising immune response in a large, early-stage human trial.

AAO 2020 going virtual

July 14, 2020


The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is taking its annual meeting virtual amid the COVID-19 pandemic.