Glossary Term

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration

The primary healthcare agency of the federal government that deals with health access issues. Its role is to make essential primary care service available to poor, uninsured and geographically underserved populations. HRSA is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Division of Transplantation (DoT) is a component of HRSA’s Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB). HRSA provides funding for the OPTN contract. (OPTN Glossary May 2021, OPTN Bylaws Definitions, December 2020)

The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the Federal agency that oversees organ, bone marrow, and cord blood donation (Alliance Terminology & Data Resources May 2021)

The primary healthcare agency of the Federal Government that deals with health access issues. Its role is to make essential primary care service available to poor, uninsured and geographically underserved populations. HRSA is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Division of Transplantation (DoT) is a component of HRSA’s Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB). HRSA provides funding for the OPTN Contract.

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