The duties of the council are to study and advise DSHS, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) on
public use data, outcome data, and other information submitted to or collected by DSHS related to hemophilia or other bleeding or clotting disorders;
the department’s disclosure and dissemination of that information within and outside DSHS; and
other issues that affect the health and wellness of persons living with hemophilia or other bleeding or clotting disorders.
The Commissioner of State Health Services and the Commissioner of Insurance have jointly appointed members to the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council.
To find out more, see the Enabling Legislation (38 KB, PDF).
The following reports are also available
TBDAC Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature 2012 (1.65 MB, PDF)
Overview of Efforts to Implement the Recommendations of the TBDAC 2013 (66 KB, PDF)
TBDAC Report to the 83rd Texas Legislature 2014 (359 KB, PDF)
Overview of Efforts to Implement the Recommendations of the TBDAC 2015 (245 KB, PDF)
The council will be abolished September 1, 2015.
For more information, e-mail the Hemophilia Assistance Program.
It's your CHOICE, it's your voice
Take the CHOICE survey to help improve the lives of the bleeding disorders community!
CHOICE (Community Having Opportunity to Influence Care Equity) is a project driven by Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) and is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For additional information about the CHOICE Project visit the HFA website.
Download the flyer (PDF, 3,146 KB).
External link to this site is intended to be informational and does not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).