New contact lens bill aims to protect patients, reduce burden on doctors

September 29, 2020

HealioThe recently introduced Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act would update prescription verification requirements by prohibiting passive robocalls and changing patient notification processes.

The Federal Trade Commission’s recently updated Contact Lens Rule was criticized by industry and professional organizations, according to a press release from the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS), because, among other issues, the rule now requires eye care professionals to retain patients’ signed prescription acknowledgments.

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