TITLE

Ontario and Manitoba to reimburse expenses for living organ donors

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/3/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 12, p1535
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the reimbursement program in several provinces including Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia in Canada. In the program, the living organ donors are eligible to receive compensations for out-of-pocket expenses and income lost surgery. In Manitoba, the government is partnering with the Kidney Foundation of Canada to offer up to $5,000 to donors to cover things like travel expenses, hotel stays and child care. Ontario's program will be worked by the Trillium Gift of Life Network wherein donors will be entitled up to $5,500 in reimbursements. The British of Columbia reimbursement program has contributed money to 145 donors and potential donors. According to Lorraine Gerard, executive director of Kidney Foundation of Canada, the program gains both recipients and donor.
ACCESSION #
32163388

 

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