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Missouri Medical Marijuana
We will be establishing a physician-patient relationship to determine if a recommendation for the safe and therapeutic use of medical cannabis/marijuana can be made. The physician will determine the appropriate recommendation based on your medical history and does not guarantee that a recommendation for a medical card certification will be made. There are no refunds for the consultation.
Here at Bloom La Vie Health, our pricing system is very straightforward – just like it should be. We cut out the insurance middle-man, so we could focus on providing care. If you have questions, simply ask. We’re happy to walk you through anything. In the meantime, take a look at our Membership Fees, browse our Frequently Asked Questions, or sign up for a free consultation with Dr. Nedeau to see if we are a good fit for your needs.
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This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
The following categories describe the different ways in which we may use and disclose your individually identifiable health information, unless you object:
Your health information may be used by staff members or disclosed to other health care professionals for the purpose of evaluating your health, diagnosing medical conditions, and providing treatment. For example, results of laboratory tests and procedures will be available in your medical record to all health professionals who may provide treatment or who may be consulted by staff members.
Your health information may be used to bill and collect payment for the services and items you may receive from us. We may use your health information to bill you directly for services and items.
Your health information may be used as necessary to support the day to day activities and management of Bloom La Vie Health. For example, information on the services you received may be used to support budgeting and financial reporting, activities to evaluate and promote quality, to develop protocols and clinical guidelines, to develop training programs, and to aid in credentialing medical review, legal services, and insurance.
Your health information will be used by our staff to contact you and send you appointment reminders.
Your health information may be used to send you information that you may find interesting on the treatment and management of your medical condition. We may also send you information describing other health related products and services that we believe may interest you. Updated 2/26/21 MLB
Your health information may be disclosed to law enforcement agencies to support government audits and inspections, to facilitate law enforcement investigations, and to comply with government mandated reporting.
Our practice may release your health information to a friend or family member that is involved in your care, or who assists in taking care of you. For example, a parent or guardian may ask that a babysitter take their child for an appointment. In this example, the babysitter or friend may have access to this child’s medical information.
We may use your name and email address(es) and/or text numbers to contact you with bulk messaging. For instance, to share new promotions for the clinic, to send clinic newsletters, or to notify you of a physician’s upcoming absence, such as for vacations.
You have certain rights under the federal privacy standards. These include:
The right to request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your protected health information for treatment, payment, or health care operations. You have the right to restrict our disclosure to only certain individuals involved in your care or the payment for your care, such as family members and friends. We are not required to agree to your request; however, if we do not agree, we are bound by our agreement except when otherwise required by law, in emergencies or when the information is necessary to treat you. You must make your request in writing to the attention of the Privacy Officer. Your request must be described in a clear and concise fashion: a) The information you wish restricted b) Whether you are requesting to limit our practice’s use, disclosure, or both c) To whom you want the limits to apply
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The right to inspect and copy your protected health information. We will provide a copy or summary of your health information, usually within 30 days of your request. We may charge a reasonable, cost-based fee. Our practice may deny your request to inspect and/or copy in certain limited circumstances; however, you may request a review of the denial.
The right to amend or submit corrections to your protected health information. This request must be made in writing and submitted to Privacy Officer with reasons to support your request. We may deny your request if you ask us to amend information that is in our opinion:
You may generally inspect or copy the protected health information that we maintain. As permitted by federal regulation, we require that requests to inspect or copy protected health information be submitted in writing. You may obtain a form to request access to your records by contacting your physician and/or privacy officer. Your request will be reviewed and will generally be approved unless there are legal or medical reasons to deny the request.
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with this notice of privacy practices. We also are required to abide by the privacy policies and practices that are outlined in this notice.
As permitted by law, we reserve the right to amend or modify our privacy policies and practices. These changes in our policies and practices may be required by changes in federal and state laws and regulations. Upon request, we will provide you with the most recently revised notice on any office visit. The revised policies and practices will be applied to all protected health information we maintain.
If you would like to submit a comment or complaint about our privacy practices, you can do so by sending a letter outlining your concerns to:
Bloom La Vie Health 9787 N Cedar Ave Kansas City, MO 64157
If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you should call the matter to our attention by sending a letter describing the cause of your concern to the same address. You will not be penalized or otherwise retaliated against for filing a complaint. Effective Date This notice is effective on or after 8/1/2020
What are the residency requirements to get a Medical Marijuana card in Missouri? You must be a resident of Missouri. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) will not allow out-of-state patients to apply for a Missouri Medical Marijuana card.
Can I apply if I live out of state? Missouri does not grant medical marijuana licenses to out-of-state patients.
What are the age requirements? You must be 18 years or older. Minors are not allowed to get a card. A parent or guardian of a minor seeking Medical Marijuana treatment may apply for a caregiver license, however.
What is a primary caregiver? A Primary Caregiver is at least 21 years old and responsible for the well-being of a qualified patient. • Must be licensed by DHSS • Must be listed as the qualified patient’s caregiver on the application for an ID card and on the licensed qualified patient’s approved application • Caregivers must submit a Patient Authorization Form with their caregiver application. This document can be found on the DHSS website and must be both completed and signed by the qualified patient
Can I choose my caregiver? Yes. Under qualifying circumstances, a license will be granted that provides a designated caregiver to licensed patients. The qualifying circumstances can be found on the application. You will, however, need to provide valid, documented information as to why you need a caregiver.
What are the qualifying conditions for getting a Medical Marijuana License?
What medical documentation do I need to apply? In Missouri, you will need valid identification and medical records regarding your condition when you visit a medical professional for an evaluation.
How much am I allowed to own and purchase? In Missouri, a patient can have six (6) flowering plants in their home and can possess up to 4 ounces or a 60-day supply of dried marijuana.
Where are the dispensaries? Dispensaries are located all over the state! Visit the interactive map on our homepage to find the dispensary that works best for your specific situation.
How long does it take to get my card once I’ve applied? The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) processes their applications within 30 days.
How long does my patient license last? In Missouri, medical marijuana licenses are valid for one year from the date of issue.
What does Article XIV Section One mean? Article XIV allows state-licensed physicians to recommend medical marijuana for certain qualifying conditions, provides patients the right to discuss possible benefits of medical marijuana, and establishes a patient’s right to use medical marijuana under the supervision of a physician.
What is medical marijuana? Medical marijuana in Missouri refers to any strain of cannabis with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content of greater than 0.3% on a dry weight basis. Products containing forms of cannabis or hemp or chemicals from cannabis or hemp with lower amounts of THC are not considered medical marijuana in Missouri.
How can medical marijuana be used? Medical marijuana can be used in different ways such as inhalation through smoking and vaporization, by mouth with edibles, tinctures, capsules, and oils, sublingually by using products applied under the tongue like tinctures, dissolvable strips, lozenges, or sprays, or topicals like lotions, salves, bath salts or oils. It’s important to note that the different methods will affect you in different ways.
Do people who qualify for a medical marijuana card in other states automatically qualify in Missouri? Just because someone qualified for a medical marijuana card in another state does not mean they automatically qualify in Missouri.
What questions should I ask my doctor about marijuana?
If I turn in an incomplete application, what happens? If DHSS finds an application is incomplete, they will email the applicant’s email and will specify which information is missing. Applicants must resubmit the application with all information within 10 days of the email notification or their application will be denied.
Why would an application for a medical marijuana ID card be denied?
Who is legally allowed to possess medical marijuana in Missouri?
What does a medical marijuana patient need to take to the dispensary to purchase medical marijuana? All you need is a valid Missouri medical marijuana identification card and your chosen form of payment.
How much medical marijuana can I purchase from a dispensary? Qualified patients who do not cultivate or have medical marijuana cultivated on their behalf may have up to a 60-day supply (or eight ounces) of dried unprocessed marijuana or its equivalent.
Can a licensed medical marijuana patient consume medical marijuana in public? A licensed patient shall not consume marijuana for medical use in a public place unless provided by law. 19 CSR 30-95.010(33) defines a public place as any public or private property, or portion of public or private property, that is open to the general public, including but not limited to, sidewalks, streets, bridges, parks, schools, and businesses.
What information must a dispensary provide to their customers? All dispensary facilities must make available to all customers patient education materials that include at least the information described in 19 CSR 30-95.080(2)(B)1-5.
What security regulations must be adhered to if you’re growing your own medical marijuana?
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