Members of Congress introduce bill to improve contact lens safety

June 2, 2021

Healio - Members of the House and Senate introduced bipartisan legislation intended to improve online contact lens sale practices. The Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act (HR 3352), introduced by U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Michael C. Burgess, MD (R-Texas), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.), would make purchasing contact lenses online easier and safer, ban the use of robocalls to verify patient information and ensure that protected medical information sent over email is encrypted, according to a press release from Rush’s office.

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