Reimburse living organ donors in Canada: commentary
ricknight | March 14, 2006 at 01:24 amby
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Compensating living organ donors makes financial sense and can save lives, doctors say in a commentary published Tuesday. Deciding to become a living donor means weighing a lot of health risks, as well as costs of:
* Travel for tests, appointments and hospital visits.
* Lost income from work.
* Medications after discharge.
Ken Donahue The costs can add up to between $3,000 and $10,000 per donor.