Health Care for 2018

Open Enrollment: November 1st, 2017 - December 15th, 2017
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Newly Diagnosed?

Were you or a family member just diagnosed with a bleeding disorder?

We can help! We can provide information on bleeding disorders, medical services, Hemophilia treatment centers and Hemotologists, medical products and treatments. We can also connect you with other families and persons with bleeding disorders.

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About BDAI

The Bleeding Disorders Alliance Illinois (BDAI) supports families affected by inherited bleeding disorders such as Hemophilia and von Willebrand disease by providing its members with the unbiased medical information and resources that allow them to live a healthy and active lifestyle. This neutral information is especially important for families seeking answers and support soon after the initial diagnosis.

BDAI also fosters a welcoming community for families to meet, interact and share information and advice. Through education and support, BDAI helps its members advocate on their own behalf with public and private insurance providers, medical services and government agencies, while representing the bleeding community in the world at large.

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Journey of Factor: A Deeper Dive

December 20: 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Pizano’s on Madison St.
61 E. Madison St. Chicago, IL 60603

This program builds upon the HELLO Talk of “My Factor My Body.”  This presentation provides a deeper dive on how factors work in the blood clotting process and how factor treatment replaces missing factor VIII or factor IX within this process.  Also, the topic of how factor offers options for individualized treatment will be discussed.

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Open Enrollment Survey

With health insurance open enrollment in full swing for 2018, Bleeding Disorders Alliance Illinois would like to help answer any remaining questions you may have. If you would like to participate, please take a few minutes to fill out the survey below and email it to before December 6th, 2017. Take the survey included in the link below.

Once you submit your completed survey, you will be entered in a raffle to win a $50 Visa gift card. We will announce the winner at our annual holiday party on December 9th.

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Amazon Smile

The holiday season is here! As you go about your shopping we encourage to remember BDAI at this time of year. You can support us without any cost to you through Amazon Smile. If you purchase anything on Amazon, use the link and you can have a portion of your purchase go to BDAI (and the items you are already planning to buy won't cost a penny extra)!

HFA Teach Immersion Program

HFA is hosting two TEACH Immersions, including one led in English October 21st-24th, 2017 and one led in Spanish, November 4th-7th, 2017. TEACH will offer 24 men, women, moms, and dads from the bleeding disorders community, for three days of educational programming and advocacy training in Washington, DC. This training is designed to educate participants about the history of bleeding disorders and advocacy efforts, the legislative process, current policies affecting the bleeding disorders community, and tools to be a better advocate. If you want to learn more or apply, click the link below.

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Advocacy Alert!

Health Care Reform continues to be debated in DC. If you are wanting to read the latest updates or find out how you can get involved please read our latest advocacy alert on this issue.

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