Nationwide liver transplant policy caught up in court case

ATLANTA (AP) — Organ transplant officials are rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers amid a legal fight in federal court, an attorney for the nonprofit that manages the U.S. transplant system said Monday.

The United Network for Organ Sharing was on track to reinstate its old policy by Thursday morning, Sara Frey said during a hearing.

U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg last week ordered the rollback pending the outcome of a court appeal that could take months to resolve.Read more on NewsOK.com

ATLANTA (AP) — Organ transplant officials are rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers amid a legal fight in federal court, an attorney for the nonprofit that manages the U.S. transplant system said Monday.

The United Network for Organ Sharing was on track to reinstate its old policy by Thursday morning, Sara Frey said during a hearing.

U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg last week ordered the rollback pending the outcome of a court appeal that could take months to resolve.
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