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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
Amend Status Extension Requirements in Adult Heart Allocation Policy 12/2021 Board Action 10/27/2022
Change Calculated Panel Reactive Antibody (CPRA) Calculation 6/2022 Board action 11/2022
Changes to Islet Bylaws 12/2018 Board action 12/2022
Establish Continuous Distribution of Lungs 12/2021 Board Action 01/2023
Programming VCA Allocation in UNet 12/2020 Board action 03/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Modify Data Collection on Living VCA Donors  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, contingent upon OMB approval
Modify Graft Failure Definition for VCA 6/2022 Board action 03/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Improving Liver Allocation: MELD, PELD, Status 1A and Status 1B 6/2022 Board action 04/2023

Ongoing Review of National Liver Review Board (NLRB) Diagnoses

Split implementation. 

  • Policy 9.5.I.i: Initial Assessment and Requirements for HCC Exception Requests
  • Policy 9.5.I.ii: Eligible Candidates Definition of T2 Lesions
  • Policy 9.5.I.iii: Lesions Eligible for Downstaging Protocols
  • Policy 9.5.I.iv: Candidates with Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) Levels Greater than 1000
  • Policy 9.5.I.v: Requirements for Dynamic Contrast-enhanced CT or MRI of the Liver
  • Policy 9.5.I.vi: Imaging Requirements for Class 5 Lesions
  • Policy 9.5.I.vii: Extensions of HCC Exceptions
6/2022 Board action 04/2023
Data Collection to Evaluate Organ Logistics and Allocation 12/2021 Board Action 05/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Report Primary Graft Dysfunction in Heart Transplant Recipients 12/2021 Board Action 05/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Modifications to the Deceased Donor Registration (DDR) 06/2021 Board action 05/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Update Data Collection to Align with U.S Public Health Service Guideline, 2020 12/2021 Board Action 05/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Standardize Kidney Biopsy Reporting and Data Collection 6/2022 Board action 05/2023, contingent upon OMB approval
Establish Eligibility Criteria and Safety Net for Heart-Kidney and Lung-Kidney Allocation 6/2022 Board action 06/2023

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