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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Contract to fund Congressional mandated National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) study on Organ Donation and Transplantation

Description of Collaborative Activity:

Contract for a NASEM study to examine and recommend improvements to research, policies, and activities related to organ donation and transplantation. The report shall include: ( 1) identification of current challenges involved in modeling proposed organ allocation policy changes and recommendations to improve modeling; (2) recommendations about how costs should be factored into the modeling of organ allocation policy changes; (3) a review of scoring systems (e.g., CPRA, EPTS, KDPI, LAS, MELD, etc.) or other factors that determine organ allocation and patient prioritization and recommendations to assure fair and equitable practices are established, including reducing inequities affecting socioeconomically disadvantaged patient populations; ( 4) recommendations to update the OPTN's policies and processes to ensure that organ allocation decisions take into account the viewpoints of expert OPTN committees; and (5) such other issues as may be identified.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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