Guidance on Sponsorship Funding Requests

The members of the Contact Lens Institute (CLI) seek to support the needs of the Optometry community, often through their respective professional and medical associations. In connection with these efforts, a number of questions have arisen from time to time regarding the various types of funding requests submitted to commercial companies as well as some of the related reporting requirements under the Open Payments “Sunshine” Law. We hope that the definitions and discussion provided in this guidance will give some clarity around the types of requests CLI members receive, as well as some insights into relevant considerations under the AdvaMed Code Of Ethics On Interactions With Health Care Providers and related guidance under that Code.


Our Member Companies

Alcon®, Bausch + Lomb, CooperVision® and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.