Important update: Liver policy changes and National Liver Review Board are in place, effective May 14, 2019.
At the direction of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), implementation of both the liver and intestinal organ distribution policy based on acuity circles and the National Liver Review Board (NLRB) will be deferred until May 14, 2019.
The OPTN is offering a national webinar to provide members an opportunity to learn about the NLRB and how exception scores will be converted upon implementation.
Education and resources are available to help you prepare.
Most exception scores will convert at that time.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) is offering nine proposals for public comment beginning on Tuesday, January 22.