Federal Antitrust Agencies Submit Joint Statement Encouraging Puerto Rico to Consider Giving Authority to Optometrists to Prescribe Medications

In response to a request by Puerto Rico Representative Jose L. Báez Rivera, the Federal Trade Commission staff and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division have submitted a statement encouraging the Puerto Rico legislature to consider expanding the scope of practice for optometrists. Rep. Báez Rivera asked for the agencies’ views on the possible competitive […]