Wednesday, March 25, 2015
FL Senators Examine Contact Lens Pricing
"Capitol insiders may have thought they’d seen the last of eye wars, which for years were a perennial fight between optometrists and ophthalmologists over scope-of-practice issues," according to CBS Miami. "But a new twist, with new players, in the turf battle over eye care surfaced Monday in a debate about contact-lens prices that pitted a former Senate president against the current Senate majority leader. The issue focuses on whether contact-lens manufacturers should be able to set minimum prices — known in the industry as 'unilateral pricing policy,' or UPP — for their products." Read more.