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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Shepard welcomes national attention toward improving the nation’s organ matching system
Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, an OPTN center code will be required before an organ transport label order can be placed or fulfilled. UNOS-branded organ labels will no longer be valid after Dec. 31, 2019.
The addition of pancreas data was based on community feedback. UNOS researchers continue to develop new tools to assist members in their work to increase transplants.