In Reply We appreciate the opportunity to respond to Rosenthal regarding our Viewpoint.1 We point out his conflict of interest as a recently paid board member of the nonprofit Los Angeles Organ Procurement Organization (CAOP; OPO), which would be underperforming by the proposed US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule.
We agree underperforming OPOs must be held accountable. We disagree with Dr Rosenthal’s approach.
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Karp SJ, Segal G, Patil DJ. Using Data to Achieve Organ Procurement Organization Accountability—Reply. JAMA Surg. 2021;156(1):100–101. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4391
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