A federally designated organization that works with hospital personnel in retrieval of organs for transplantation. The federal government designates an OPO's service area and the hospitals with which an OPO is to establish working relationships.
Source : This dataset includes over five million health care providers who are assigned National Provider Identifier (NPI) in the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Each provider is registered with the NPI, full name, status, address, taxonomy, other identifiers, etc.