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Letter to Utah Legislature Regarding HB 342
March 31, 2022
Dear Senator, I write to you today as Chairman of the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (HCAPS), a patient-centric group representing health care providers...
House members request update on CDC myopia prevention efforts
February 23, 2022
Healio - A bipartisan group of U.S. House of Representatives members wrote to the CDC asking about the agency’s efforts to encourage early detection and prevention...
Bipartisan House Coalition Petitions Centers for Disease Control for Update on Childhood Myopia Prevention
February 11, 2022
Increased screentime amid the pandemic only accelerated childhood myopia challenges (WASHINGTON) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers, led by Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-MN) and Congressman...
The FTC Fines Hubble $3.5 Million for Violating Contact Lens Rule
February 09, 2022
Healio - The Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission announced that the government will collect $1.5 million in civil penalties and $2 million in consumer...
Online Contact Lens Retailer Fined Millions for Dangerous Business Practices, Demonstrating Need for Congressional Action
January 31, 2022
(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), along with the United States Department of Justice, announced it is seeking to fine online contact lens retailer Hubble...
House and Senate Subcommittees to FTC: Enforce Contact Lens Rule’s Verification Requirements
November 12, 2021
(WASHINGTON) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (HCAPS) today applauded the House and Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Financial Services and General Government (FSGG)...
EssilorLuxottica, a Global Leader in Eye Care, joins Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety
July 01, 2021
(Alexandria, Va.) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) this week announced EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in design and distribution of ophthalmic lenses...
EssilorLuxottica Joins the AOA’s Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety
June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021 Invision Magazine - EssilorLuxottica announced its commitment to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) with an annual...
Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act proposed by Burgess
June 09, 2021
June 4, 2021 The Ripon Advance - U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) last month introduced a bipartisan bill to modernize the verification process for contact lens...