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Modify adult heart allocation 2016 2nd round

Proposal Overview

Status: Implemented

Sponsoring Committee: Heart Transplantation

Strategic Goal: Provide equity in access to transplants

Effective dates

  • Phase 1: 9/18/2018
  • Phase 2: 10/18/2018

Adult heart allocation toolkit

Policy notice 1/2017 (PDF - 880 K)

Monitoring heart allocation policy changes (PDF - 2.0 M; 4/2019)

Board-approved policy language

Policy notice 8/2017 (PDF - 365 KB)

Executive Committee--approved policy language

Policy notice 7/2018 (PDF - 391 KB)

Executive Committee--approved policy language

Board briefing 6/2018 (PDF - 758 K)

Board briefing 12/2016 (PDF - 1.5 MB)

UNOS and OPTN member impact summary 12/2016 (PDF - 861 K)

This proposal was originally sponsored by the Thoracic Transplantation Committee, which was dissolved July 1, 2020. The Heart Transplantation Committee will provide ongoing review and evaluation of this policy.

The comment period for this proposal is now closed.