The Louisiana Rare Disease Advisory Council (LA RDAC) is a statutorily mandated advisory group that is charged with serving in a resource capacity to any public and private agency located in this state that provides services for a person who has been diagnosed with a rare disease. The LA RDAC is administered through the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH or the Department) Office of Public Health (OPH) Bureau of Family Health (BFH), which provides staff support and policy expertise to assist the group with carrying out its charge.