Glossary Term

Final Rule

42 CFR 121 et seq. (OPTN Policy Definitions May 2021)

The Final Rule (42 CFR Part 121) effective March 16, 2000, further defines the terms and conditions for operation of the OPTN. The Final Rule defines a standard framework for policies, requiring the OPTN to establish policy criteria, policy objectives and performance measures with procedures for continuous evaluation and reporting. (OPTN Bylaws Definitions, December 2020)