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Omni Medical Services of Ohio

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What symptoms and conditions qualify for medical marijuana therapy in Ohio?
    • AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable, Parkinson’s disease, positive status for HIV, post-traumatic stress disorder, sickle cell anemia, spinal cord disease or injury, Tourette’s syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and ulcerative colitis.
  • Who can qualify for a medical marijuana evaluation?
    • Anyone who has been diagnosed with one of the qualifying conditions may visit us for a recommendation.
  • Do I need to renew my medical marijuana recommendation?
    • Yes. Ohio law requires patients to renew their medical marijuana cards on an annual basis.
  • Can minors receive a recommendation?
    • Yes. However, a doctor may only recommend treatment with medical marijuana after first obtaining the permission of a parent or person who is responsible for providing consent for medical treatment for the minor patient.
  • Do I need to be an Ohio resident to get a recommendation?
    • Yes. You must be an Ohio resident and present a valid Ohio driver’s license, state issued identification card or U.S. passport.
  • Does my medical insurance cover my evaluation?
    • No. Unfortunately medical insurance does not cover medical marijuana evaluations and recommendations
  • Is a doctor’s recommendation and an Ohio Medical Marijuana card the same thing?
    • No. A doctor’s recommendation is required to apply for and obtain an Ohio Medical Marijuana Card.
  • How often do I need to see my recommending physician?
    • You must see your physician at least once a year.
  • Do you share my medical records with anyone?
    • No. Your medical records are covered by HIPAA laws.
  • Are medical records required for certification?
    • Yes. Please bring medical records with you to your appointment. These records must include documentation regarding your diagnosis with at least one of the conditions outlined by the MMCP.