Understanding the price of medical marijuana cards

You’ve done your research, and you’re ready to begin your path to wellness using medical cannabis as part of your treatment plan. That’s great news! Now, you’re probably wondering how much does a medical weed card cost and how you can get one. There are specific state laws about the requirement for a medical weed card, and you can take a look at those here.

Cannabis card prices will vary from state to state. Here are some everyday things to expect from when you’re searching for a marijuana card cost. 

States have made it legal for physicians to prescribe medical marijuana for a wide array of conditions. When you’re ready to explore the ways that medical marijuana can help improve your life, one primary concern is cost. 

How much does a medical marijuana card cost?

  • Renewals
  • $189
  • Initial patient evaluation and paperwork submission
  • New Patient
  • $139
  • Confirmation that the patient is still eligible for a medical marijuana card

*In New York, a medical weed card costs $50 to register. Remember that this is an additional fee that isn’t included in the services we provide.

There are some details you should know about it. In New York, you’re required to see a physician first for an assessment appointment. At that appointment, you’ll need to pay a fee. Fees range anywhere from $80-$200. We can help answer specific questions for you when you contact us about your individual needs. New York also requires you to register with the state as a medical marijuana cardholder.

How to apply for an MMJ card?

When you chat with our physicians, you can do it from the comfort of your own home, so there’s no need to go to an office. Your telehealth visit with us will include a discussion of your medical history. This allows our staff doctors to certify that you meet one of the requirements for obtaining a card. Check out a list of conditions that will qualify you for a card here. Sometimes insurance will cover the appointment fee. It’s a good idea to check with your particular insurance ahead of time to know whether or not the service is covered. Often insurance companies require you to use a provider from a preferred list, so it’s possible that our physicians aren’t included in your insurance network. 

States that allow medical marijuana cards require a doctor’s written statement recommending usage. That’s easy enough to obtain since we have a trusted team of physicians that are on-call to answer your questions and help you through the process.

We’re happy to help answer all the questions you have about medical marijuana card prices. Call or chat with us today, and we’ll get you on the road to living your best life.