Corporate Optometry Nation Podcast host Dr Maria Sampalis interviews the VBA CEO Jeff Hollowood. We divide into the great things VBA is doing for ODs during this pandemic. VBA set up the Pennsylvania Optometric Emergency Assistance Program. It currently has provided close to 500k in loan assistance to optometrists.
Questions that were asked during the interview highlighted. The Pennsylvania Optometric Emergency Assistance Program.
· Who is eligible?
· What is the eligibility criteria?
· When did the program begin?
· How long do participating providers have to pay back the loan?
· Why did VBA decide to offer POEAP loans?
Listen in to learn more about this great program to help the OD community.