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Notices of approved actions

The table below shows Pending policy notices with detailed Item name, board action date, and target implementation date

Item Action Target implementation date
Calculate Median MELD at Transplant around the Donor Hospital and Update Sorting within Liver Allocation 06/2021 Board action 06/2022
Update Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Equivalency Tables 12/2021 Board Action 07/2022

Enhance Transplant Program Performance Monitoring System, Phase 1 (July 2022)

  • Inquiries related to Post-transplant outcomes
12/2021 Board Action 07/2022
Modify Data Submission Policies 12/2019 Board action 08/2022, contingent upon OMB approval

Align OPTN Policy with US Public Health Service Guideline, 2020

  • Data collection for recipient HBV vaccination status
12/2020 Board action 08/2022

Further Enhancements to the National Liver Review Board

  • Policy 9.5.I.i: Initial Assessment and Requirements for HCC Exception Requests
12/2020 Board action 08/2022, contingent upon OMB approval

Review of National Liver Review Board (NLRB) Diagnoses and Update to Alcohol Associated Diagnoses

  • Changes to Transplant Candidate Registration Form
    Changes to Transplant Recipient Registration Form

12/2021 Board Action

08/2022

Refine Lung Data Fields

  • Data collection clarification for lung height and weight details
07/2021 Executive Committee action 08/2022, contingent upon OMB approval
Changes to Islet Bylaws 12/2018 Board action 12/2022
Programming VCA Allocation in UNet 12/2020 Board action 03/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Amend Status Extension Requirements in Adult Heart Allocation Policy 12/2021 Board Action 03/2023
Modify Data Collection on Living VCA Donors (pending OMB approval) 12/2020 Board action 03/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
OPTN Data Collection Changes: Update to VCA Transplant Outcomes Data Collection 12/2020 Board action 03/2023
Data Collection to Evaluate Organ Logistics and Allocation 12/2021 Board Action 04/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Establish Continuous Distribution of Lungs 12/2021 Board Action 05/2023
Modifications to the Deceased Donor Registration (DDR) 06/2021 Board action 06/2023
Update Data Collection to Align with U.S Public Health Service Guideline, 2020 12/2021 Board Action 06/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Report Primary Graft Dysfunction in Heart Transplant Recipients 12/2021 Board Action 06/2023, contingent upon OMB approval

Enhance Transplant Program Performance Monitoring System

  • Inquiries related to Offer Acceptance
12/2021 Board Action

07/2023

Establish Membership Requirements for Uterus Transplant Programs 12/2021 Board Action 12/2023, contingent upon OMB approval

Enhance Transplant Program Performance Monitoring System

  • Inquiries related to Pre-Transplant Mortality
12/2021 Board Action

07/2024