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