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News & Updates:


12/21/2016 Press Release: Lost Wages Reimbursement for Living Organ Donors Trial Announced
  The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) announces that it will conduct a randomized controlled trial that will assess the impact of interventions intended to remove financial barriers to living organ donation through wage reimbursement.
 
10/15/2014 The National Living Donor Assistance Center is pleased to announce that its funding has been renewed.
  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide up to $3.5 million yearly for donor travel expenses through August 31, 2019.
 
11/19/2013 Press Release: New Milestone-Over 2000 Living Donors Donate an Organ Utilizing Program Aimed at Removing Barriers
  The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) announced that 2,039 living donors have completed their donor surgery using the NLDAC program.
 
07/26/2010 Press Release: Government Grant Renewed to Reduce Financial Disincentives for Living Organ Donors
  The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) will continue to provide reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses to eligible living donors through August 31, 2014.
 
03/05/2008 Proposed Amendment to Regulations
  A notice has been published in the Federal Register for public comment to address the need to provide flexibility to approve additional trips for the donor and accompanying person due to donor complications or health related issues.
 
10/17/2007 Transplant Centers Invited to Register
  Transplant Centers are invited to register for the National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC), a new program to provide eligible potential and actual living organ donors with reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses.
 
10/17/2007 Press Release: Nationwide System Helps Living Donors
  The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) is established to provide reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses to living donors. Priority will be given to individuals who cannot otherwise afford the expenses.

Potential Donors

If you are considering organ donation, NLDAC may be able to lessen the burden of travel expenses. View the NLDAC Eligibility Screening Tool for NLDAC household income requirements. To learn more about the application process, read the NLDAC brochure "How to Apply" in English or Spanish.

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Transplant Centers

Join NLDAC in its mission to reduce financial disincentives to living donation. Please print a NLDAC poster and place it in your kidney transplant clinic or your local dialysis clinic. If you would like us to mail you posters or brochures, please complete this request form. If you would like to learn about the application process, click on the link below.

Application Process

Organ Donor
University of Arizona
ASTS
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
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