The AJT Report: News and issues that affect organ and tissue transplantation


  • Sue Pondrom


With implementation of the Affordable Care Act, accountable care organizations and a possible new kidney allocation policy around the corner, what's in store for renal wait list management? This month, we review what these policies may mean for pre-operative testing guidelines, and how transplant centers may need to reevaluate their approach to managing their wait list patients. Additionally, we'll review the key features of the newly proposed kidney allocation policy.