Public comment open from Jan. 22 through March 24 2020

Public comment open from Jan. 22 through March 24 2020

The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network is offering 11 proposals for public comment beginning Jan. 22.

View all open proposals, find information about webinars, and post your comments here.

We encourage patients, transplant candidates and recipients, living donors, donor families and transplant professionals to learn more about the proposals and provide valuable feedback to help shape U.S. organ transplant policy.

The proposals available for public comment are:

  • HLA equivalency tables update 2020
  • Distribution of kidneys and pancreata from Alaska
  • Addressing medically urgent candidates in new kidney allocation policy
  • Enhancements to the National Liver Review Board
  • Data collection to assess socioeconomic status and access to transplant
  • Modify blood type determination and reporting policies
  • Guidance on blood type determination
  • Modifications to released kidney and pancreas allocation
  • National Heart Review Board for pediatrics
  • Update to VCA transplant outcomes data collection
  • Measuring transplant outcomes by collecting data on children born to uterus recipients

Educational webinars that provide everyone an opportunity to learn more about the proposals are available.

See webinar dates and register.

Public comment closes March 24. All comments received about a proposed change are reviewed before the OPTN Board of Directors vote.

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