ANNA Provides Comments to UNOS on OPTN Proposals

ANNA provided comments to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) on the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Public Comment Proposals (Winter 2022), including the following topics:

  • Pediatric Candidate Pre-Transplant HIV, HBV, and HCV Testing
  • Establish Eligibility Criteria and Safety Net for Heart-Kidney and Lung-Kidney Allocation
  • Redesign Map of OPTN Regions
  • Proposal to Revise the OPTN Charter
  • Reinstatement of Updates to Candidate Data During the COVID-19 Emergency
  • Change Calculated Panel Reactive Antibody (CPRA) Calculation
  • Establish Minimum Kidney Donor Criteria to Require Biopsy
  • Modify Living Donor Exclusion Criteria
  • Establish OPTN Requirement for Race- Neutral eGFR Calculations

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