Paying for Organs: Who Benefits?

July 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2007, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p150
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The article reports that about half of U.S. adults claim they are registered as an organ donor, but only one in four has informed a family member of that status according to a survey. 67% of the respondents feel that providing financial incentives for organ donation will make it easier for wealthy people to get a transplant. 71% believe that providing financial incentives for organ donation will attract poor people to donate organs as a means of making money.


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