AOA-PAC plans agenda for next legislative session

Passut, Jena
September 2008
Primary Care Optometry News;Sep2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p25
The article provides information on pro-optometry bills to be proposed to the U.S. Congress by the American Optometric Association's Political Action Committee (AOA-PAC). The Vision Care for Kids Act would authorize federal funding for state children's vision initiatives. The Optometric Equity in Medicaid Act would extend physician status to optometrists under the Medicaid program. The Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act would also crack down on Internet contact lens sellers who partake in unscrupulous business practices.


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