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Rule 3701-84-16 | Solid organ transplant service standards.


(A) Each solid organ transplant service will provide services in a manner that meets or exceeds the conditions of participation set forth in Title 42 CFR Part 482, 482.72 to 482.104.

(B) Each solid organ transplant service must be located in a transplant hospital that is a member of and abides by the rules and requirements of the organ procurement and transplantation network (OPTN) established and operated in accordance with section 372 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, 42 U.S.C. 274, (November 21, 2013).

(C) Each solid organ transplant service will:

(1) Demonstrate an institutional commitment to graduate medical education and research programs;

(2) Execute letters of agreement or contracts with an independent organ procurement organization which can provide sufficient numbers of organs to support the applicable volume level specified by rule 3701-84-21 of the Administrative Code;

(3) Ensure that kidney transplant services are a member of the appropriate end-stage renal disease coordinating council designated for the medicare program under 42 C.F.R. 405.2110 (August 26, 1986);

(4) Develop a procedure to evaluate access for the uninsured or financially indigent patientl; and

(5) Have written patient management policies and protocols for organ transplantation, including:

(a) Detailed plans for the acute and long-term management of each transplant patient by a multidisciplinary care team, including the waiting period, in-hospital phase, and immediate post-discharge period;

(b) Transplant experienced social services available to the patient and the patient's family at all times;

(c) Appropriate and thorough education of the patient;

(d) Liaison with the patient's primary care physician to provide timely notification of changes in the patient's condition; and

(e) If the solid organ transplant service performs living donor transplants, detailed plans for the donor, that include the evaluation, donation, and discharge phases of living organ donation.

Last updated May 15, 2023 at 12:45 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3702.11, 3702.13
Amplifies: 3702.11, 3702.12, 3702.13, 3702.14, 3702.141, 3702.15, 3702.16, 3702.18, 3702.19, 3702.20
Five Year Review Date: 5/5/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/1997, 3/24/2003, 6/1/2007, 6/21/2012, 8/1/2017