OPTN/UNOS Special Public Comment Period

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

UNOS released a special public comment this week related to liver and intestinal organ allocation. This new proposal, open October 8 through November 1, removes donor service area and regions.

This is the result of current litigation related to organ allocation. Please visit the OPTN website here to review the proposal The transplant community is encouraged to attend the national webinar to be conducted by UNOS on October 9. The webinar will provide an important opportunity to learn about the proposal and prepare for your regional discussion. Registration for the national webinar is available on TransplantPro.

A recording of the national webinar will also be available on this web page.

The AST responded to all six of the previous proposals out for public comment this fall. Responses may be reviewed here.