Awareness Week 2016
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Call your Senators to vote NO on the Graham-Cassidy Bill
Call your Senators to vote NO on the Graham-Cassidy bill which would roll back patient protections.
Support IBD Medical Research Funding
Ask your legislators to support medical research on IBD in the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) appropriations (spending) bills. These bills fund the world's foremost research agencies.
Vote for Patients!
Email your Senators to vote No on the Graham-Cassidy bill which would roll back patient protections.
Request Funding for CDC's IBD Program!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has led an epidemiological study of IBD to understand IBD incidence, prevalence, demographics, and healthcare utilization. Since, 2006 CDC epidemiologists have been working in conjunction with CCFA.
Support the inclusion of IBD in the Department of Defense's Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program
Currently, Congress is considering providing funding for IBD research at the Department of Defense's Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). The Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program provides expanded research at the Department of Defense.
Act now and ask Ohio lawmakers for relief from step therapy
Call your state lawmaker today and ask that they support Senate Bill 56 and House Bill 72 to improve the step therapy process.
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 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.