Kidney Health Advocacy Day 2016

Why does the Living Donor Protection Act legislation matter?

  • 11% of living organ donors in the US experience difficulty securing or paying for insurance after their procedures because of discriminatory practices.
  • The Living Donor Act allows living organ donors to use family and medical leave time to recover from surgery and maintain job security.
  • The Act directs Health and Human Services to create materials to educate more Americans about the possibility of becoming living donors

Make your voice heard here.

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Why does the Living Donor Protection Act legislation matter?

  • 11% of living organ donors in the US experience difficulty securing or paying for insurance after their procedures because of discriminatory practices.
  • The Living Donor Act allows living organ donors to use family and medical leave time to recover from surgery and maintain job security.
  • The Act directs Health and Human Services to create materials to educate more Americans about the possibility of becoming living donors

Make your voice heard here.