Department of Veterans Affairs August 23, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Disclosure of Information to Organ Procurement Organizations
Document Number: E7-16648
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations to implement section 204 of the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006. This regulatory change will provide authority for VA to provide individually-identifiable VA medical records of veterans or dependents of veterans who are deceased or whose death is imminent to representatives of organ procurement organizations (OPOs) as defined in section 371(b) of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), eye banks, and tissue banks to determine whether the patients are suitable potential donors.