Do donor families have to pay for loved ones’ organ and tissue recovery?  |  September 1, 2011

The answer is a resounding NO!

A reader recently wrote into the San Antonio Express-News to ask this question. She had “heard of families losing a loved one, being pressured to donate the deceased’s organs, then being charged for organ removal.”

In the newspaper’s response, they quote the Texas Organ Sharing Alliance: “It does not cost anything to be a donor. No costs directly related to organ and tissue donation are passed on to the family.”

Read the full article here.

Get our newsletter