Advocacy in California
Nearly 3 million California citizens have activity limitations caused by doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Looking to make an impact in the lives of those living arthritis. Help break down barriers to care by joining the Arthritis Foundation’s advocacy program.
Arthritis in California
population in California
is affected by arthritis
adults living with diagnosed
arthritis in the state
adults in California have activity
limitations caused by arthritis
adults in California with
arthritis have work limiations
Make Your Voice Heard in our Action Center
Check out our central hub that makes taking action simple and easy – learn about your legislator, track legislation, become an Advocate and more!
State Fact Sheet
Find out how arthritis affects people in California and what you can do to make a difference.
State of Your Health
If you are experiencing a barrier to care, you should contact your insurance commissioner, who can help address your situation. Please be sure to view our California Department of Managed Health fact sheet that gives instructions on how to appeal, request an external review or file a complaint with your insurance commissioner.
Share Your Story
You are the expert of your own experience with arthritis. Share your story with us today!
Advocate for What's Right
As an Arthritis Advocate, you’ll feel good about taking action to make health care more accessible. Help shift the policy and public perception that affects those living with arthritis.