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Saturday, November 9, 2019
Center code required for OPTN label orders
Center code required for OPTN label orders beginning Jan. 1, 2020
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Podcast explains pediatric bylaw application process
New podcast on pediatric bylaw application process now available.
Monday, October 28, 2019
Kidney and pancreas allocation proposals modified to advance 250 nautical mile distribution circle, fewer proximity points
The OPTN Kidney Transplantation and Pancreas Transplantation Committees, following consideration of extensive public comment, will advance updated allocation proposals to the OPTN Board of Directors for consideration at its December 3 meeting.
Monday, October 21, 2019
Report studies first 12 weeks of NLRB activity
Nearly 5,000 cases reviewed in the first 12 weeks of NLRB activity.
Friday, October 18, 2019
Committees to review kidney and pancreas proposals
Committees meet week of October 21.
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