Get Your Louisiana Medical Marijuana Card Online Through Telehealth. It’s Safe, Easy, and Private!
Technology has greatly increased our access to life saving medical procedures and medications. And not only has technology changed the way we look at medicine, but it’s also changed the way medicine looks at us!
Technology has helped us pave the way to live longer and healthier lives, and during the pandemic of COVID-19 it became increasingly clear that technology would play a huge role in how we stay safe and stay healthy.
Louisiana has taken this approach to heart with medical marijuana, and offers telemedicine as a way to get approved for a Louisiana medical marijuana card. And we’re happy to say, it’s by far and beyond the safest way to get access to medical marijuana.
What is Telehealth or Telemedicine?
Most people have likely heard of telemedicine or telehealth by now.
This is the practice where you can communicate with your doctor over a video chat or a phone call, usually using an application on your computer or mobile device.
With telemedicine it's easy to live far away from a medical professional who can assess your condition and give you treatment options without requiring you to physically go to an office or a hospital.
Unfortunately, not everyone can easily access doctors due to financial hardship, geographical location, driving constraints, or for other reasons.
Telehealth platforms offer a great and safe way for anyone who wants access to see a medical professional, without the unnecessary exposure to large groups of people in waiting rooms or requiring you to drive an unnecessary distance for a simple conversation with a doctor.
Using Telemedicine to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card Can Keep You from Being Exposed to COVID-19
The safest way to get a medical marijuana card is through a telemedicine consultation with a licensed physician.
During the pandemic, it became increasingly clear that simple medical consultations shouldn’t overexpose people to patients with COVID-19, as many private practice clinics and hospitals became overrun with COVID-19 patients.
At the beginning of the pandemic, COVID-19 patients looking for treatment were often packed arm-to-arm with patients in waiting rooms trying to access consultations, regular checkups, surgeries, or other non-COVID related medical practices.
This unnecessary exposure created a significant problem for clinics and physicians trying to separate COVID-19 cases from otherwise every day or regular checkups, and in many cases surgeries and consultations were postponed indefinitely until the hospital or clinic had space for them.
This is reason #1 for why telemedicine is the safest way to get your medical marijuana card.
With telemedicine, you can consult with a real doctor, who can review not only your medical records, but talk to you face to face through technology and address your specific needs, all without having to be exposed to COVID-19, from the safety of your own home!
And often, telemedicine appointments are covered by insurance (though MMJ evaluations generally are not), or in many cases they are cheaper than driving to a clinic, waiting for an unnecessarily long time in a room packed with other people, all to spend what seems like 10-rushed minutes with a physician just trying to move through patients.
How to get a Medical Marijuana Card Through Telemedicine in Louisiana
Getting a medical marijuana card in Louisiana through telemedicine is a simple and easy process!
First, schedule an appointment with one of our compassionate doctors who will review your medical records for a previous qualifying diagnosis or assess your current health status for an existing qualifying condition for medical marijuana.
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Second, our staff will contact you to make sure we have everything we need to assess your condition and provide any assistance or help with making sure you have the appropriate documents.
Third, one of our physicians will meet with you through telemedicine to discuss your health and what qualifying condition you have and confirm a diagnosis through an official written certification.
Finally, after receiving either your diagnosis and or certification from one of our physicians, you’ll just need to pay the state fee and submit the paperwork from your appointment to your chosen pharmacy!
Getting a medical marijuana card through telemedicine in Louisiana is safe, fast, and easy. Our qualified staff and doctors are here to help you every step of the way, and we’re proud to be able to offer every bit of assistance to make sure you’re getting the compassionate care you deserve.
Get Your Louisiana Marijuana Card
Getting medical marijuana in Louisiana is now simpler and easier than ever!
Patients can apply today to become a Louisiana medical marijuana patient and start receiving the compassionate care that cannabis can provide.
For questions about Louisiana’s medical marijuana program, or how to become a medical marijuana patient in Louisiana, consult with one of our trusted doctors and book a medical marijuana appointment today!
Doctors Who Care.
Relief You Can Trust.
At Louisiana Marijuana Card, our mission is helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce the stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.
Call us at (833) 253-2943, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!
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