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Alcon voluntary withdrawal of CyPass glaucoma device

9/26/18 Updated OMIC Advice on CYPASS (Click on DOWNLOAD to access a sample letter for patients)

OMIC Risk management recommendations

OMIC recommends that you take the following steps to promote patient safety and reduce your liability exposure:
  • Notify patients with CyPass of the market withdrawal in a letter sent via regular mail. You may use our sample Letter to patients with CyPass.
  • Place a copy of the letter in the patient’s medical record, and send a copy to the referring ophthalmologist or optometrist.
  • When you do examine the patient, determine if there are any signs of...


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OMIC declares another large dividend to be paid in 2018

We are pleased to announce a 20% dividend for policyholders renewing in 2018. Since 2007, OMIC has declared dividends totaling more than $80 Million. To put this into perspective, on average, each of our physician policyholders has received cumulative credits equal to twice their annual premium. We are thrilled that our insureds have received two of the past ten years of coverage at essentially no...

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