Effective Sept. 28, 2022, the median MELD at transplant (MMaT) values for liver transplant candidates with exception scores will be updated.
Four exclusion criteria in OPTN Policy 14.4.E have been updated to align with current research and guidelines as well as ensure consistency throughout OPTN policy language.
Professional education on this policy change is now available in UNOS Connect. These policy changes take effect July 26.
The actions will increase the equity of access to liver transplant, and were among a number of additional measures adopted by the board.
Updates to OPTN policy language will impact four living donor exclusion criteria. These policy changes take effect July 26.
Educational resources will be available