Access to Care
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation advocates on behalf of millions of Americans who are affected by Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, which are collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The Foundation also provides access to unparalleled resources for physicians, advanced practice professionals, scientists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with IBD.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation supports the following access to care policy statements:
If you are taking methotrexate and have been denied access, please reach out to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s advocacy team by emailing [email protected]. If you have questions about IBD or access to care, our Irwin M. and Suzanne R. Rosenthal IBD Resource Center (IBD Help Center) can assist. Our team of specialists can guide patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals on finding specific resources, getting referrals to other organizations, and understanding health insurance coverage.
The IBD Help Center’s helpline is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST:
- Call us: 1-888-MY-GUT-PAIN (888-694-8872, extension 8)
- Email us: [email protected]
The IBD Help Center will respond to all inquiries within 72 hours, excluding weekends.