Do I need health insurance to be a donor?
It is generally recommended that a donor have health insurance. If the donor evaluation tests turn up a medical problem such as high blood pressure or diabetes, the recipient’s insurance would not cover subsequent treatment for that problem.
Ink Marks the Spot: London resident Kevin Onraet, who donated a kidney to his brother Richard, had a "replacement" kidney tatooed on his torso. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxlxxxx