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House committee requests delay of Contact Lens Rule

January 04, 2021 Healio - The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations requested that the Federal Trade Commission delay the effective date for the Contact Lens...
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APS welcomes Alcon, reflects on year of advocacy successes

December 1, 2020 American Optometric Association - Despite a challenging year amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) served as an...
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Alcon Joins Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety

December 2, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) announced Alcon, a global leader in eyecare, as its newest member. “APS partners...
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Alliance for Patient Safety Says It's ‘Encouraged’ by Senate’s Scheduled Markup of Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act

November 12, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) said this week that it is pleased by a U.S. Senate...
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Patient Safety Advocates Encouraged by Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act’s Scheduled Markup in the U.S. Senate

November 12, 2020 Invision - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) applauded the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Chairman Roger...
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New contact lens bill aims to protect patients, reduce burden on doctors

September 29, 2020 Healio - The recently introduced Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act would update prescription verification requirements by prohibiting passive robocalls and changing patient notification...
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APS Applaud the Introduction of the Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act in the U.S. Senate

September 21, 2020 Invision - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) applauded the introduction of the Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act by Sen. John...
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Sen. Boozman Introduces Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act that Would Eliminate Robocalls for Rx Verification

September 21, 2020 Vision Monday - In an effort to offset language in the FTC’s updated Contact Lens Rule, Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) last week introduced...
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APS urges Congress to take action against updates to Contact Lens Rule

August 21, 2020 Healio News - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety has requested that Congress protect patients from the Federal Trade Commission’s recent...
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‘FTC at Odds With Congress’ Around New Contact Lens Rule

August 20, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) reacted strongly this week after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) moved to...