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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...
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...
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...
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...
‘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...
Congress members, AOA request rollback of new Contact Lens Rule additions
August 19, 2020 Healio News - Members of Congress have requested that the Federal Trade Commission roll back its recent updates to the Contact Lens Rule....
Contact Lens Health Week raises awareness for proper wearing habits
August 14, 2020 Healio News - The CDC’s annual Contact Lens Health Week will work with the American Optometric Association and Health Care Alliance for Patient...
Patient safety advocates oppose updated contact lens Rx release rules
July 06, 2020 Healio News - An industry group is concerned over the Federal Trade Commission’s changes to the Contact Lens Rule that permit computer-generated...
Patient Safety Alliance Says FTC's New Contact Lens Rule Is 'Seen as Dangerous by Eye Doctors'
July 1, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) on Tuesday raised concerns about the final Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Contact...
Advocates issue warnings about vision testing, contact lens refills during COVID-19
May 20, 2020 Healio News - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to increase its enforcement of...