Advocacy Stories

Your voice can make a difference for the millions of Americans living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

The Foundation's efforts to advance step therapy reform would not be possible without the moving, heartfelt stories from IBD patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers that have been negatively impacted by insurance-mandated step therapy. If you've faced issues with step therapy, your story could play a role in advancing step therapy reform efforts across the country and in Congress.

Explore the map below to see how IBD advocates have been negatively impacted by step therapy, and how you can share your own journey. Stay tuned for more opportunities to add stories on our other public policy priorities, as well!

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Looking for more ways to fight for IBD patients in your area? Check out our advocacy resource center and Action Center for inspiration. Sign up for action alerts, learn how to contact legislators near you, and explore our many downloadable tools!