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Public comment sought

The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) offers policy proposals for public comment from August 3 through October 3, 2018. Comments and replies will be published on the OPTN public comment page, to promote transparency and trust in the national...

Public comment sought

The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) offers policy proposals for public comment from January 22 through March 23, 2018. Comments and replies will be published on the OPTN public comment page, to promote transparency and trust in the national...

Webinars provide information about public comment proposals

Non-discussion webinars will be held on the following dates and times: Tuesday, January 23, 2:00-3:00 pm ET Proposals presented: Manipulation of the Waitlist Priority of the Organ Allocation System through the Escalation of Medical Therapies Align VCA Transplant...

Policy modification to lung distribution sequence

Summary Effective at 8 p.m. Eastern time, November 24, 2017, the OPTN lung allocation system was modified to replace the donor service area (DSA) as the first level of distribution with a 250 nautical mile circle around the donor hospital.  The OPTN/UNOS Executive...