Kidney Advocates Push Bill Protecting Living Donors From Insurance Denials

By Amy Lotven / March 5, 2021 at 3:56 PM
Updated Story The National Kidney Foundation this week cheered introduction of bipartisan legislation that aims to protect living organ donors by banning life and long-term insurers from denying them coverage. The Living Donors Protection Act, sponsored by Sens Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), also would stop insurers from charging donors higher premiums and would add organ donation as a serious condition under the Family And...

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