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Patient information letter updated, now available in additional languages

Published on: Friday, September 29, 2023

The patient information letter required by OPTN Policy 3.5 has been updated.  All transplant programs should begin using the new letter no later than Oct. 3, 2023. OPTN members were notified of this update via email.

If you have printed stock that has not been updated since June 2023, please make needed change outs before Oct. 3 so patients are receiving the current version.

Find the new patient information letter here. A shareable, web-based version of the letter is also available here.

Additionally, the letter is now available in the following languages:

Find policy and guidance resources about informing patients here.

If you have questions, please contact or call the OPTN Patient Services line at 1-888-894-6361.