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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-507—OCT. 19, 1984

98 STAT. 2343

"(B) has accounting and other fiscal procedures (as specified by the Secretary) necessary to assure the fiscal stability of the organization, "(C) has an agreement with the Secretary to be reimbursed under title XVIII of the Social Security Act for the procurement 42 USC 1395. of kidneys, "(D) has procedures to obtain payment for non-renal organs provided to transplant centers, "(E) has a defined service area which is a geographical area of sufficient size which (unless the service area comprises an entire State) will include at least fifty potential organ donors each year and which either includes an entire standard metropolitan statistical area (as specified by the Office of Management and Budget) or does not include any part of such an area, "(F) has a director and such other staff, including the organ donation coordinators and organ procurement specialists necessary to effectively obtain organs from donors in its service area, and "(G) has a board of directors or an advisory board which— "(i) is composed of— "(I) members who represent hospital administrators, > 3 j-;n i intensive care or emergency room personnel, tissue banks, and voluntary health associations in its service area, "(II) members who represent the public residing in such area, "(III) a physician with knowledge, experience, or skill in the field of histocompatability, "(IV) a physician with knowledge or skill in the field of neurology, and "(V) from each transplant center in its service area which has arrangements described in paragraph (2)(G) with the organization, a member who is a surgeon who has practicing privileges in such center and who performs organ transplant surgery, "(ii) has the authority to recommend policies for the procurement of organs and the other functions described in paragraph (2), and "(iii) has no authority over any other activity of the organization. '(2) An organ procurement organization shall— "(A) have effective agreements, to identify potential organ donors, with a substantial majority of the hospitals and other health care entities in its service area which have facilities for organ donations, "(B) conduct and participate in systematic efforts, including professional education, to acquire all useable organs from potential donors, "(C) arrange for the acquisition and preservation of donated organs and provide quality standards for the acquisition of organs which are consistent with the standards adopted by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network under section 372(b)(2)(D), "(D) arrange for the appropriate tissue typing of donated organs.