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Proposal: two part payment scheme for live kidney donors

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 27 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:262
  1. Stephen Jan (, senior health economist,
  2. Mardi Thompson, chair
  1. George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
  2. National Council of Consumer Advocates for Kidney Health Australia, PO Box 9993, Sydney, NSW 2001

    EDITOR—Roff contributes to the debate over whether payment should be offered for kidney donors by citing various examples that dispel the myth that the value of life and limb cannot be put into monetary terms.1 We assume the acceptance of the general principle of payment and propose a two part payment scheme that maximises …

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