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This article is from the Organ Transplant FAQ, by mike_holloway@hotmail.com (Michael Holloway) with numerous contributions by others.

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HCFA, The MEDICARE and MEDICAID Agency
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http://www.hcfa.gov
Health care financing news, Information about the Medicare Program, etc.

HHS organ donation information
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http://organdonor.gov/
Wide array of information on organ donation and organ donor education.
Current statistics. National Donor Sabbath information. Donor card.

HHS/HRSA Solid Organ Transplantation Information
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http://www.hrsa.dhhs.gov/osp/dot/solid.htm

Technical Data - Includes statistics on the Waiting List, Number of
Organs Recovered and Transplanted, Survival Rates, etc.
Fact Sheets
Glossary of Terms
Commonly Asked Questions about Organ Donation - Includes excerpts from
Questions & Answers about Organ Donation, as well as links to Steps
Involved in Donation and Transplantation, How are Recipients Matched to
Donor Organs, and Why Should Minorities be Particularly Concerned about
Organ Donation?
History of the OPTN and Scientific Registry - Includes summarized organ
allocation policies, Scientific Registry information, and a brief history
of UNOS and its role in the OPTN and Scientific Registry.
Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) by State
List of UNOS Member Transplant Programs by State

 

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