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Our Mission: To improve access to care and treatment options in order to advance the quality of life for people with bleeding disorders through advocacy, education, and outreach in collaboration with its founding member organizations

Our Vision: Open access to quality innovative care and choice of treatment for all people with bleeding disorders.

Upcoming Events

Health Care Access Forum
September 8, 2022

HCC ‘s September Health Care Access Forum is a hybrid in person/virtual event on September 8th.  In person venue is the Capitol Event Center (1020 11th Street) across from the Cathedral in Sacramento, CA.  At our upcoming Health Care Access Forum, Katie Trueworthy of Magellan, DHCS staff and other guests will attend to provide updates, help solve patient access issues and improve collaboration with stakeholders.  Registration is now open!  Deadline for in person registration is September 1st!  Lunch is provided.

Health Policy Summit
September 8, 2022

HCC ‘s second Health Policy Summit of 2022 is HYBRID on September 8th.  At our upcoming Health Policy Summit, attendees will collaborate with HCC to develop strategies and action plans to ensure continued access to quality, patient-centered health care in California. We will also have a presentation about the effort to save co-pay and other patient assistance in California.  HCC utilizes a wide network of stakeholders to craft a strategic approach that best represents bleeding disorder patients while advancing access to care, including those underserved.  Registration is now open!  Deadline for in person registration is September 1st!  Lunch is provided.

Latest News

A Val Bias Tribute – by Judith Baker, DrPH, MHSA

A Val Bias Tribute – by Judith Baker, DrPH, MHSA

Val was an inspiring leader, advocate, friend.  I met Val over 30 years ago. Shortly after I joined the hemophilia community to help direct the federal HRSA HTC Comprehensive Care and CDC HIV Risk Reduction grants for Region IX.  Val and his first wife Katie were late...

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Remembering Val – A Tribute to Val Bias by Dana Francis

Remembering Val – A Tribute to Val Bias by Dana Francis

Remembering Val In June 1989, I was a newly hired, unseasoned social worker/health educator at the Hemophilia Council of California, (Oakland office).  I knew very little about hemophilia and even less about the bleeding disorders community.  Someone suggested that I...

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In Memoriam – A Tribute to Val Bias

In Memoriam – A Tribute to Val Bias

Val Bias was a shining light in the hemophilia and bleeding disorders community.  We at the Hemophilia Council of California are saddened by his sudden passing on December 30, 2021 in Buffalo, New York.  As a child, Val was diagnosed with severe hemophilia B in New...

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