Managing the Cost of IBD

Understanding complicated insurance coverage items, securing financial assistance, or obtaining adequate health insurance to cover healthcare costs may be challenging for those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. However, there are programs and other resources that can help you navigate these plans and manage your expenses. Explore our resources below to learn more!

Understanding Health Insurance

Use our resources to better understand health insurance and what options may be available to you.

Hot Topic: Copay Accumulator Programs

Learn more about copay accumulator programs.

Patient Financial Assistance Programs

Use our search to find opportunities to lower your IBD costs. NEW: Covid19 Patient Assistance Programs are now available!

What To Do If Denied Coverage

Has your insurance denied coverage? Learn why you may have been denied and how you can appeal the decision.

Health insurance webcasts

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Navigating Health Insurance and Medication Access for Patients with IBD Navigating Health Insurance and Medication Access for Patients with IBD

 

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Older Adults: Managing the Cost of IBD Medications and Treatments Older Adults: Managing the Cost of IBD Medications and Treatments

 

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Young Adults: Managing the Cost of IBD Medications and Treatments Young Adults: Managing the Cost of IBD Medications and Treatments

Cost of IBD articles

Opioid use associated with higher costs among patients with inflammatory bowel disease

The Cost of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Initiative from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

The Mental Health Costs of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases


 

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 This program is generously supported, in part, by AbbVie, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and UCB, Inc.

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