Engel, LaMalfa Defend Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) Board of Directors’ New Liver Allocation Policy

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WASHINGTON, DC –  May 2, 2019 — U.S. Representatives Eliot Engel (NY-16) and Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) are pushing back against efforts to delay implementation of a new national liver allocation policy that would eliminate arbitrary geographic boundaries and prioritize patient need. The “Acuity Circles Model” would substantially reduce the average sickness of patients at the time of transplant nationwide, reduce …

eHeziEngel, LaMalfa Defend Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) Board of Directors’ New Liver Allocation Policy