Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Commends Senate Leaders as Contact Lens Prescription Modernization Act is Introduced

Legislation would prohibit any seller of prescription contact lenses from using robocalls to verify a consumer's prescription. Washington, D.C. – April 10, 2024 — The... Read more

Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Secures Report Language in FY2024 Appropriations Bill

The inclusion of HCAPS-supported report language emphasizes the critical importance of collaboration between the FTC and FDA to promote patient safety. (WASHINGTON) – The Health... Read more

HCAPS On the Hill


NERA Economic Consulting Report: The Contact Lens Prescription Verification Process is Inefficient and Allows Competitors to Strategically Raise Prescribers’ Costs

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... Read more

Recent Lawsuit Emphasizes the Need to Enhance Patient Safety and Protect the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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... Read more

Constant presence: Alliance builds reputation for patient safety advocacy

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... Read more

Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Celebrates Myopia Awareness Week 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)... Read more