In this free eBook, How to Navigate Florida’s Medical Marijuana Card Waters, you’ll find in-depth information on Florida medical marijuana and determine if it is right for you.
Given that Florida’s medical marijuana industry is in its infancy, there are still some areas that are not well understood. We are here to help provide some clarity to the state of the industry, laws, regulations, eligibility, caretakers and more.
In this e-book we will answer some of these frequently asked questions:
Medical Marijuana Card FAQ’s
No, THC is a specialty medical practice. We are not a contracted provider for Medicare, Medicaid, or any other health or medical insurance plan. We accept cash, check, or credit card payments only. Payment is due at the time of service.
No, your medical marijuana card will be issued by the department of health. We will provide you with the application needed to submit along with your application
Yes, if the physician concludes that your medical condition meets the requirements set forth by the Florida department of health.
$195 certification visit – the Florida department of health requires patients to be certified for the use of medical marijuana every 210 days (7 months). If you have a qualifying medical condition, your initial visit will include certification and you will be required to complete a certification visit every 7 months thereafter.
Follow up visits are scheduled on a per-patient basis as needed. Most patients will need at least one follow-up visit per year.
Your medical marijuana card will be good for one year. You will be required to submit a renewal application to the medical marijuana use registry, along with the $75 fee prior to the expiration of your card.
The Florida department of health requires patients to be certified for the use of medical marijuana at least every 210 days (7 months). Certification requires an in-person visit with the physician and includes a medical evaluation and medical marijuana recommendation.
The department of health requires all patients to complete the “medical marijuana use registry patient id card application”. This is a simple one-page application that we provide for you at the time of your certification visit. The department of health charges a $75 processing fee and requires you to submit a passport photo with the application. We’ll provide you with both the application and the passport photo at the time of your initial visit.
You’ll get your medical marijuana from a dispensary. Currently, there are 7 licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Florida. We work with modern health concepts. They are based out of Miami and will deliver to your home for free if you live in Dade county. If you live within four hours of Dade county, they will deliver to your home for a fee of $25. This is subject to change.
The maximum quantity that we can order for each patient is a seventy (70) day supply. The physician may authorize a maximum of two additional seventy (70) day supply refills.