PECAA Vendor Partners express their unwavering commitment to support you and your patients during these uncertain times! They are eager to provide tools, resources, assistance, and special programs to help you. As we receive them, news, updates, and offers will be added here. We encourage you to check back regularly!
Last updated: 04.02.20
Latest content added: JJV
ABB Optical Group
ABB Optical Group is committed to helping practices retain patients and increase practice profitability during this challenging time. Read the special message from Tom Burke, CEO.
View the Shipping Guide to learn more about the free direct-to-patient program.
HIPAA and COVID-19 Webinar: What Your Eye Care Practice Needs to Know
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the way your practice handles protected health information is now more important than ever. Join Abyde during this live webinar and learn how recently updated HIPAA rules will affect your practice during and after the current public health emergency. Register for the Webinar or learn more.
Abyde is here as a resource for all PECAA members, regardless of whether you are a current Abyde customer. The Abyde team is continuously posting updates to HIPAA on our news page as they continue to waive or adjust current regulations, in addition to being open to taking any and all HIPAA support calls – our team of HIPAA experts is ready and waiting to assist your practice! Feel free to reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.594.0883, option 2.
Allergan is excited to bring you a best-in-class eCommerce platform that allows you to sell the REFRESH® products you recommend in your very own RefreshMyEyes™ online store. Product ships directly to your patients.
Carl Zeiss Vision
|The ZEISS product team has just put together a new webinar series that will cover a variety of topics including product innovations such as ZEISS SmartLife and ZEISS UVProtect, eyestrain caused from increased screen time due to telecommuting and homeschooling, and patient outreach via social media and other online tools.
These webinars are designed to provide ECPs with the information they need to strengthen their competitive edge in the marketplace and how to illustrate their differentiations.
CARR Healthcare Realty
|CooperVision is changing shipping policy for a short and undetermined period of time to include Free Freight on Direct-to-Patient shipments with purchase of two or more boxes of contact lenses, the current policy states four or more boxes gets free shipping. Other timely communications for your and your CL patients that you may find helpful can be found on the CooperVision vendor page.|
|Hoya is offering a FREE 20 minute on-demand webinar to all of its customers. The webinar hosted by Marketing experts Mike Hanbridge from Hoya and James Elhardt from Mojo Media Labs breaks down the importance of using social media to stay connected with patients during this era of social distancing. Hoya knows creating social media content for a practice can be difficult and overwhelming. This is why Hoya included three full months of social media content and images in the links below. The practice can copy and paste the provided content directly onto their social media channels or use it as inspiration to create their own personalized messages.|
Johnson & Johnson Vision
|As the situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Johnson & Johnson Vision is here to support PECAA Members, your patients, and overall public health. Read the special message from Thomas Swinnen, President, North America, outlining how JJV is extending payment terms, implementing free standard direct-to-patient shipping, sharing digital resources, and more.|
At Luxottica, we know it has been a very challenging month for you, particularly for those of you in hard-hit areas. Many of you have had to reduce your hours or close temporarily due to government mandates. As you navigate this difficult period, we want to emphasize that we are here to support you in any way possible. Read on…
Nassau OOGP Vision Group
|To encourage Direct To Patient shipments and support practices during this time, all standard Direct To Patient shipments will temporarily be FREE.
Learn more about the Free Direct to Patient Shipping Program.
Download the Telemedicine and Virtual Care Coding Guide for quick references and a summary of codes most likely to be utilized by eye care professionals during the provision of virtual care services.
Safilo Group kicks off a new virtual education platform this week, offering a series of educational webinars on various topics to enrich optical practices while offices are closed or operating on limited schedules due to COVID-19.
In response to COVID-19, Topcon Healthcare is providing FREE Breath Shields for its Slit Lamp customers.
|As we all navigate the COVID-19 developments together, please know that we are closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation and are committed to supporting PECAA members through these uncertain times with a focus on your long-term success.
We’re accelerating efforts to bring all network practices free resources to help your business now and in the future through the Premier Academy360 education and training program. In the coming days, look for educational resources on topics ranging from how to apply for Small Business Association loans, to leadership and financial management.
We realize you are making difficult business decisions, including potentially rescheduling routine patient appointments and addressing your patients’ urgent/emergency eye care needs, based on the recommendations of your state/national associations and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
WVA understands both your patients’ and office needs have shifted during this time of disruption. WVA has partnered with the contact lens manufacturers to offer free shipping on most home deliveries in order to meet the immediate needs of your patients.
Learn more about the Free Direct to Patient Program