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Prevent Blindness Opposes Trump Administration’s “Most Favored Nation” Policies

Prevent Blindness sharply opposes the Trump Administration’s finalization of its “Most Favored Nations” (MFN) rule, which will take effect in January 2021. As a patient advocacy organization, Prevent Blindness promotes policies that encourage patient-centered decision-making and consumer choice while mitigating over-utilization and over-consumption without harming accessibility. We believe policies should balance provider behavior with appropriate

Prevent Blindness Celebrates World Sight Day by Encouraging Members of Public to “Be A Visionary” and Advocate for Vision and Eye Health Programs

Global World Sight Day Observance Helps to Put Eye Health and Eyecare into Focus Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety nonprofit organization, is participating in World Sight Day, an annual day of awareness designed to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment, by promoting advocacy efforts that seek to make vision

Our Hope to Be Seen: Voting and Vision Impairment

Exercising the right to vote can be fraught with difficulties for people living with vision impairment. by Julie Grutzmacher, Director of National Collaboration and Engagement, Prevent Blindness “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” Larry quotes Helen Keller to me and shares his goal: to help people like himself,

House Appropriations Committee Introduces Fiscal Year 2021 Legislation for CDC’s Vision and Eye Health Programs

This week, the House Appropriations Committee introduced legislation to fund programs under the Department of Health and Human Services in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. The legislation, which passed the Committee with a vote of 30-22 along party lines, proposes to continue funding for vision and eye health programs at the Centers for Disease Control and