At New Jersey Alternative Medicine, we are passionate about educating our patients and the community about the benefits and usage of medical marijuana. For many patients with chronic pain due to a debilitating disease or terminal illness, medical marijuana significantly improves their ability to function and their quality of life. Our fully-equipped medical center is run by Dr. Medvedovsky, who is Board-Certified in Neurology and Pain Management.
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In New Jersey, guidelines for medical marijuana treatment are very strict. To be eligible for the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program (MMP), patients must have been diagnosed with an approved medical condition. Additionally, patients who wish to join the MMP must have a formal, ongoing relationship with an established Physician. This relationship, also known as a bona fide Physician Patient relationship, must be characterized by certain things in order to be acknowledged. A bona fide physician-patient relationship means:The patient has maintained a relationship with the physician for a minimum of one year. The patient has been seen by the physician for their debilitating medical condition for at least four visits. The physician must have assume responsibility for the management and care of the patient’s debilitating medical condition. In addition, the physician who is responsible for the management and care of the patient’s condition must have assumed responsibility after thoroughly assessing the patient physically and after personally reviewing the patient’s medical record, including the patient’s reaction to conventional medical therapies.
The New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program has strict guidelines for both patients and doctors in the program. Patients eligible for the medical marijuana program must have an established relationship with a physician and be diagnosed with an approved medical condition.
At New Jersey Alternative Medicine, we treat approximately 59 conditions. Dr. Medvedovsky is Board Certified in Neurology and Pain Medicine and specializes in treating patients who suffer from migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, and degenerative diseases of the spine.
In short, no. Your medical insurance will not cover the cost of participation in the NJMMP. Please see the breakdown of the costs here. Call us for a free consultation and more information about pricing.
To remain compliant with NJMMP laws, you must obtain medical marijuana from any of the New Jersey alternative treatment centers.
Yes. This relationship must have existed for one year, the physician must have seen or assessed you for your debilitating condition on at least four visits, or the physician must have assumed responsibility for the care of your condition after assessing and examining your condition and prior medical records