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HCAPS Advocacy Spotlight: 2023 Year in Review
February 05, 2024
NERA Economic Consulting Report: The Contact Lens Prescription Verification Process is Inefficient and Allows Competitors to Strategically Raise Prescribers’ Costs
October 24, 2023
Andrew Stivers, Ph.D., Director in NERA’s Antitrust Practice outlines the technological restraints of the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act (FCLCA). (WASHINGTON) – In a...
Recent Lawsuit Emphasizes the Need to Enhance Patient Safety and Protect the Doctor-Patient Relationship
September 18, 2023
A new lawsuit filed against Hubble’s parent company, Vision Path, by a patient who lost her eye highlights the need for FTC enforcement to protect...
HCAPS Advocacy Spotlight: Optometry's Meeting
August 30, 2023
Constant presence: Alliance builds reputation for patient safety advocacy
June 07, 2023
JUNE 1, 2023Founded five years ago, the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (HCAPS) is making good on its mission to advocate for patient safety...
Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Celebrates Myopia Awareness Week 2023
May 26, 2023
Annual observance recognizes the growing number of myopia cases and how vision professionals and the public can mitigate the risks (WASHINGTON) – Myopia (or nearsightedness)...
New bill in Congress targets contact lens prescription robocalls
May 25, 2023
A proposed bill to make ordering contact lenses online safer by banning sellers from verifying prescriptions through robocalls has earned the praise of the Health...
Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety and AOA Support the Introduction of Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act
May 03, 2023
Vision Monday - WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (HCAPS) and the American Optometric Association (AOA) support Representatives Michael Burgess (R-TX) and Lisa Blunt...
Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Supports Newly Introduced Contact Lens Safety Legislation, the Contact Lens Prescription Modernization Act
April 26, 2023
Reps. Michael Burgess and Lisa Blunt Rochester introduced new legislation to prohibit any seller of prescription contact lenses from using robocalls to verify a consumer's...