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Thursday, April 4, 2019
New functional inactivity guidelines for pancreas programs
OPTN has updated the definitions of functional inactivity to be more sensitive to concerns related to patient safety.
Sunday, March 31, 2019
National Liver Review Board implementation webinar April 15
A recording of the April 15 NLRB national webinar is available. Learn how exception scores will be converted upon implementation.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
National Liver Review Board to be implemented April 30
Most exception scores will convert at that time.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
OPTN registration fee adjusted
Fee reduced for remainder of fiscal year 2019.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Preview available for OPOs: new liver distribution match lists
The test site will be available from Tuesday, April 9 through Friday, April 19.
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