Dec 3 - National Call In Day
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Support IBD Medical Research Funding in FY19
Ask your legislators to support medical research on IBD in the fiscal year 2019 (FY19) appropriations (spending) bills. These bills fund the world's foremost research agencies.
2018 Advocacy Priorities
Share information with your legislators about IBD as well as policy priorities that support access to care and medical research.
May 10 - National Call-In Day
Call your legislators on May 10 and support volunteers on Capitol Hill during the Foundation's Day on the Hill!
Ask your Rep to join the Crohn's & Colitis Caucus
Your legislator can help improve the lives of 1.6 million Americans with IBD. Contact them and ask them to join the Congressional Crohn's and Colitis Caucus, chaired by Congressmen Ryan Costello (R-PA) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY).
Massachusetts - House Health Care Reform Bill
Please email your MA State Representative and ask them to contact Speaker Deleo, Majority Mariano, Rep. Sanchez and Rep. Roy to include step therapy reform (H492/S551) in the House Health Care Reform bill.
Support Restoring the Patient's Voice Act
HR 2077, Restoring the Patient's Voice Act, would help patients access medications in a timely manner by establishing circumstances in which a patient can be exempt from insurance plan step therapy protocols when medically appropriate.
Support HR 2547/S 1194, the Medical Nutrition Equity Act
HR 2547/S 1194, the Medical Nutrition Equity Act, would ensure coverage for medically necessary foods in government and private insurance.
Support The Patients' Access to Treatments Act!
Ask your House Representative to co-sponsor The Patients' Access to Treatments Act which would limit patient co-pays for complex and expensive medications.