AOA Health Policy Institute

The AOA Health Policy Institute (HPI) is the thought leader in public policy research and analysis focused on eye health and vision care.

Health Policy Institute (HPI)

With its expertise, the AOA HPI develops creative, innovative and educational resources and tools to inform policymakers, health care professionals, patients and the public. From data and other evidence, the AOA HPI illuminates the best policies for efficient access to and delivery of high-quality comprehensive eye health and vision care.

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