By Chiru Murage
A new bipartisan bill titled the Living Donor Protection Act was proposed last Wednesday to Congress that would further protect the rights of living organ donors. The bill would protect living organ donors from higher premiums and limited coverage from insurance companies. Reps Michael Burgess, Republican representative from Texas, and Jerrold Nadler, Democrat representative from Brooklyn, state in their bill “living organ donors may unfortunately face discrimination when they try to take medical leave or buy insurance.
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