Be an Advocate

Advocacy is a major component of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation’s mission. Our advocates are not only patients, but family members, friends, caregivers, and doctors who want to make their voices heard and see a future free from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Start making a difference today by joining the Advocacy Network and Take Action now!

Here's how you can take action today:

Healthcare Reform Update

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the leading voice advocating for patients living with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We are actively engaged in the current debate on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including responding to proposed legislation and regulations. Our continued goal is to ensure that the healthcare policy decisions made by Congress and the Administration support the IBD community and maintain strong protections for patients with pre-existing conditions.

Below are resources on the latest steps taken by Congress and the Administration, congressional healthcare committee hearings, and our position statements: