Policy changes: All organs
Submit exception requests for the lung CAS transition starting Feb. 9
Transplant programs are encouraged to submit forms by Feb. 23, 2023 to ensure the Lung Review Board has sufficient time to adjudicate cases prior to implementation of lung continuous distribution.
Public comment now open through March 15
The winter 2023 public comment cycle opened Jan. 19 and closes March 15.
Pre-implementation notice: KPD policy updates
The changes are intended to improve the efficiency of the OPTN Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program (KPDPP), improve clarity around the living donation process and update informed consent for participants in all KPD programs.
Find information about OPTN policy and bylaws changes approved at OPTN Board of Directors meetings, including implementation dates and any actions you need to take.
System notices explain changes to UNetSM
Implementation notice: CPRA calculation change
CPRA >98% signatures must be entered in Waitlist for the candidate to receive additional allocation priority.
Match Summary view now available in DonorNet desktop
UNOS IT staff and the work group at the 2022 TMF Collaboration Event made this effort possible.
UNet user audit begins January 31st
Starting Jan. 31, site security administrators will have four weeks to conduct a required audit of their UNet users. It must be completed by Feb. 28.
Liver and intestine
Read more about liver and intestine policy. Or visit toolkits.
Heart and lung
Kidney and pancreas
Read more about kidney and pancreas policy. Or visit toolkits.
Visit Vascularized Composite Allograft toolkit.
OPTN Board of Directors updates
Stay up to date on the latest news from the OPTN Board of Directors meetings.