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Public comment sought on split liver variance

Published on: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The OPTN Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee is seeking public comment on a proposed change to a closed variance for allocation of the second segment of split livers.  The amendment proposes to align the geographic distribution area within the variance to the geographic distribution units currently in use, as well as those to be used upon future implementation of the acuity circles distribution policy.  

The special one-month comment period opened October 15, 2019 and closes November 14, 2019 at midnight Eastern time. Read the proposal on the public comment section of the OPTN website. The special public comment period will allow the OPTN Board of Directors to take action on the proposal at its December 2019 meeting.


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