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Annual Report 2009-2010. AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD. A Year of Change. Leading Change. 2009-2010 AOA President Larry A. Wickless, DO. Our Esteemed Leaders. “No finer title [than DO] can follow a human name.” – A.T. Still, MD, DO. v. 2009-2010 AOA Board of Trustees.

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annual report 2009 2010

Annual Report 2009-2010

AOA Executive DirectorJohn B. Crosby, JD

leading change
Leading Change

2009-2010 AOA President Larry A. Wickless, DO

our esteemed leaders
Our Esteemed Leaders

“No finer title [than DO] can follow a human name.” –A.T. Still, MD, DO

board of trustees


2009-2010 AOA Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

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health care reform
Health Care Reform
  • Based on policies approved by the AOA’s House of Delegates, the Board voted in March 2010 to unanimously support the Affordable Care Act.
july 2009
July, 2009

We are here for you

Kiersten – need your help here

staff mission statement
Staff Mission Statement

“As employees of the American Osteopathic Association, we strive to advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine through our daily work activities.  Our mission is to provide high-quality service that is expeditious, accurate and personalized to all members of the AOA.  We remain committed to building excellence in each AOA department and pledge to work in unison with our fellow employees and members of the AOA official family to enhance the practice of osteopathic medicine.  Together, we can DO it!”

department of membership
Department of Membership
  • Member Service Center
  • 12 staff members
  • # of calls they field each month/year?
  • Member Service Center
  • Twelve staff members
  • Answered over 8,800 calls in FY 2010
aoa department of internal external affairs
Improving your HOD experience

Implementing your changes

Planning OMED and Annual Business Meeting

AOA Department of Internal/External Affairs
department of human resources and building services
Inner-workings of the AOA

Meeting set-up

Staff development

Family Fitness Program

Department of Human Resources and Building Services
changes to our health care system
Changes to our Health Care System

ACA 2010

  • Guarantees coverage for children with pre-existing conditions
  • Bans annual and lifetime coverage limits
  • Prevents insurers from cancelling policies
changes to our health care system17
Changes to our Health Care System

ACA 2010

  • Tort reform
  • Medical malpractice lawsuits
  • Professional liability insurance
  • No fix for Medicare physician payments
health care reform making it better
Health Care Reform –Making it Better
  • 40 Million Americans now have health insurance.
  • People with preexisting conditions, or students up to the age of 26 who want to stay insured under their parents’ package, now have coverage.
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Health Care Reform –Making it Better
  • Senior citizens in Medicare will get their drugs reimbursed.
  • 10% increase in reimbursement for primary care and general surgery.
  • Wellness care and preventive care now covered.
more work ahead
More Work Ahead

You can help us enact further reforms, like payment reform and tort reform.

National Osteopathic Advocacy Center

department of government relations
Department of Government Relations
  • Lobby for HOD priorities
  • Town halls on health care reform
  • DO Day on Capitol Hill
changes in do recognition and practice rights
Changes in DO Recognition and Practice Rights
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield now recognizes OMM and OMT
  • DOs have right to be panel doctors in Australia
  • AOA Healthy & Viable Affiliate Organizations Program revised
  • AOA Tagline: “Treating Our Family And Yours”
an unwelcome change in texas
An Unwelcome Change in Texas

TOMA Delegates accepting contributions to TCOM Advocacy Fund

department of education
Department of Education
  • 53 OGME programs
  • 420 AOA-approved training slots
  • 21 staff members
department of accreditation
Department of Accreditation
  • COCA – Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
  • 26 colleges in 32 locations
healthcare facilities accreditation program
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
  • First accrediting agency to join the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative
department of communications
Department of Communications
  • Social networking
  • YouTube Videos
  • Media placements reached audience of 75.5 million in 2009
american osteopathic foundation
American Osteopathic Foundation
  • Providing grants, scholarships, and awards to the osteopathic family
department of quality and research
Department of Quality and Research
  • CAP PQRI earned 2% bonus payment
  • Low back pain guidelines published
  • HealthFusion iPads for you
department of finance
Department of Finance
  • Balanced the budget for FY 2011 and FY 2012

The AOA exists to be thereformembers, whether changing the entire health care system or changing an aspect of a DO’s practice.