Allocation of 10 Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) organs has been added to UNet, along with extensive changes to existing data collection forms across organs.
New data fields available June 29 to prepare for simultaneous heart-kidney and lung-kidney allocation
Updating data in advance will ensure candidates get priority when the policy takes effect.
Candidates who meet criteria will get additional kidney allocation priority.
Pediatric Status 1A and 1B heart and heart-lung candidates may have expanded access to intended incompatible blood type offers
On March 16, 2023, the OPTN Executive Committee approved immediate implementation of a key portion of. the recently proposed policy to expand eligibility criteria.
First organ type to use continuous distribution framework.
Effective today (March 9), lungs are now allocated under the approved continuous distribution allocation policy.