Federal laws and regulations were revised in 2014 to expand the classification of “human organ” to include vascularized composite allografts (VCA). Find out what your organization needs to know to make sure your organ transplant program meets the requirements.
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IN THE NEWS
Status report on follow-up data submission requirements and virtual meetings for OPTN committee and regional meetings
Implementation notice: Waitlist℠ programming updates to local acceptance criteria for heart, lung, heart-lung, liver and intestine
Evaluate your program’s current settings now.
Kidney programs should update candidate data ahead of Dec. 15 final implementation.