Public and private regulation of organ transplantation: liver allocation and the final rule.

@article{Weimer2007PublicAP,
  title={Public and private regulation of organ transplantation: liver allocation and the final rule.},
  author={David L. Weimer},
  journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={9-49}
}
  • David L. Weimer
  • Published 2007 in Journal of health politics, policy and law
The allocation of cadaveric organs for transplantation in the United States is governed by a process of private regulation. Through the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), stakeholders and public representatives determine the substantive content of allocation rules. Between 1994 and 2000 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services conducted a rule making to define more clearly the public and private roles in the determination of organ allocation policy. Several prominent… CONTINUE READING

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