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Tell FDA to Use the CARES Act to Prevent Drug Shortages

The U.S. government and Operation Warp Speed should be commended for their tireless efforts to protect Americans from the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, we must also ensure continued treatment access for patients who are managing eye diseases and other complex conditions. Government-mandated COVID-19 vaccine production orders related to Operation Warp Speed have dramatically

Senate Releases Long-Awaited FY2021 Appropriations Legislation

This week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations released its long-awaited version of Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 appropriations legislation for programs and agencies within the Departments of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Eye Institute (NEI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Because the process

Prevent Blindness Statement on Trump Administration’s “Most Favored Nation” Executive Order

Recently, President Trump issued a series of Executive Orders that aim to lower prescription drug costs, including an Executive Order that is similar to the Administration’s 2018 proposed “International Pricing Index Model for Medicare Part B Drugs.” While the White House has yet to release specific details about this new effort, the Administration has signaled