Today the National Kidney Registry (NKR) announced the addition of an important new 7th Donor Shield protection. Donors can now be reimbursed for lost wages and travel/lodging costs for any donation-related complications as part of the Donor Shield program. The other six Donor Shield protections include lost wage reimbursement for donation, travel & lodging reimbursement for donation, donation life insurance, donation disability insurance, legal support and financial coverage for uncovered complications. Donor Shield is automatically provided for all donors that participate in an NKR swap or the NKR voucher programs, and all donors that donate at Donor Shield Direct programs.
"The Donor Shield program is greatly appreciated by donors and eliminates reported disincentives to living donation," said
About National Kidney Registry
The National Kidney Registry (http://www.kidneyregistry.org) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to save and improve the lives of people facing kidney failure by increasing the quality, speed, and number of living donor transplants while protecting all living donors.
About Donor Shield
Donor Shield (http://www.donor-shield.org) is the only comprehensive program in
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