Eye and Vision Care
Contact Lens Safety
Contact Lens Rule
Comprehensive Eye Exam
Children’s Eye and Vision Care
Access to Care
Telehealth Position Statement
HCAPS In The News
Become a Friend of HCAPS
Share Your Story
Contact Lens Issues
HCAPS In The News
Patient Safety Advocates Applaud the Introduction of the Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act in the U.S. Senate
September 17, 2020
The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded the introduction of the Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act by Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) in...
APS urges Congress to take action against updates to Contact Lens Rule
August 21, 2020
August 21, 2020 Healio News - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety has requested that Congress protect patients from the Federal Trade Commission’s recent...
‘FTC at Odds With Congress’ Around New Contact Lens Rule
August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) reacted strongly this week after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) moved to...
Congress members, AOA request rollback of new Contact Lens Rule additions
August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020 Healio News - Members of Congress have requested that the Federal Trade Commission roll back its recent updates to the Contact Lens Rule....
FTC at Odds with Congress by Publishing Contact Lens Rule: Patient Safety Advocates Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Implementation of Flawed Final Rule
August 17, 2020
The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today released the following statement regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) publication of the Contact Lens Rule...
Contact Lens Health Week raises awareness for proper wearing habits
August 14, 2020
August 14, 2020 Healio News - The CDC’s annual Contact Lens Health Week will work with the American Optometric Association and Health Care Alliance for Patient...
House, Senate Members Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Remedy FTC’s Troubling Final Contact Lens Rule
August 07, 2020
The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded members of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate for letters...
Patient Safety Advocates Praise House Committee’s Actions to Delay Harmful and Burdensome Contact Lens Rule
July 15, 2020
The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded the House Committee on Appropriations for acting swiftly to delay the effective date and enforcement...
Patient safety advocates oppose updated contact lens Rx release rules
July 06, 2020
July 06, 2020 Healio News - An industry group is concerned over the Federal Trade Commission’s changes to the Contact Lens Rule that permit computer-generated...