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 (59 KB, Word).
The following reports are also available
TBDAC Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature (1.2 MB, Word)
Overview of Efforts to Implement the Recommendations of the TBDAC (66 KB, PDF)
The council will be abolished September 1, 2015.
For more information, e-mail the Hemophilia Assistance Program.