Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, this new benefit helps cover the costs for immunosuppressive drugs beyond 36 months after transplant for patients with ESRD.
Change expected to increase equity in access to transplant.
A new resource booklet, “What Every Parent Needs to Know,” is available for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents who need or receive an organ transplant.
Strategic plan among proposals
Recent improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American, Hispanic and Caucasian transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to UNOS data.