Nurse

Qualifying Medical Conditions

State requirements

To obtain access to medical cannabis in NM, there are 28 medical conditions approved under State Law. Each medical condition must be a chronic, debilitating medical and symptomatic condition. Medical justification must either be requested by our office by completing a release of information request. If you have your medical records such as progress notes or consult reports you may request a review time or fax or mail to our office for review. Our medical provider must review all New patients medical records must be received before your cannabis recommendation appointment. Medical records must be dated within the last 12 months. If you do not have current records within this time period a follow up may be request. 

If you or a loved one suffer from one  or more of the below conditions you may qualify for a medcial cannabis recommendation: 
Severe Chronic Pain
Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Cancer
Epilepsy
Glaucoma
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Painful Peripheral Neuropathy  Inflammatory Autoimmune- Medicated Arthritis
Parkinson's Disease
Intractable Nausea/Vomiting
Severe Anorexia/Cachexia
Spinal Cord Damage w/ Intractable Spasticity
Huntington's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) -Hospice Care
Hepatitis C
Cervical Dystonia
Inclusion Body Myositis
Opioid Use Disorder
Alzheimer's Disease
Friedreich's Ataxia
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Lewy Body Disease
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
HIV/AIDS

Additional requirements: 
All patients and caregivers must have a valid NM ID or NM Drivers License. If you are from another state with a valid Cannabis card and ID or that state you may qualify as a reciprocal patient.  


 

Medical Card Services

Annual Renewals and New Patients

Now scheduling online medical card recommendations!


New Mexico has both Medical and Adult Use cannabis markets. 130,000 New Mexicans are enrolled in the medical market- 


If you are a current or inactive card holder looking to schedule a renewal CLICK HERE.


If you are interested in obtaining your medical card to avoid taxes on your medicine and have access to higher dosed products, while using cannabis to alleviate symptoms of the following chronic and debilitating approved medical conditions:

Severe Chronic Pain

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Cancer

Epilepsy

Glaucoma

Crohn’s Disease

Ulcerative Colitis

Painful Peripheral Neuropathy

Inflammatory Autoimmune-Medicated Arthritis

Parkinson’s Disease

Intractable Nausea/Vomiting

Severe Anorexia/Cachexia

Spinal Cord Damage w/ Intractable Spasticity

Huntington’s Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

(ALS)

Hospice Care

Hepatitis C

Cervical Dystonia

Inclusion Body Myositis

Opioid Use Disorder

Alzheimer’s Disease

Friedreich’s Ataxia

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Lewy Body Disease

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

HIV/AIDS

To begin as a New Patient CLICK HERE!


Appointments are available in person in Albuquerque or virtually from anywhere in New Mexico.

  

Annual Recertification/Card Renewal

Ready to make a renewal appointment, Here's how? 

1. Schedule an appointment with one of our office locations. You will need to bring your NM ID or NM Drivers License, your old card( optional and your office visit fee. (No medical records are needed to renew) 

2. Submit your application to DOH. You have the option of mailing or electronically thought the NMDOH MCP Patient portal. Note: Patient ID codes are needed for electronic submissions.

3. State will renew internally if on an annual recertification or replace your card if you are on an expiration year. 

Price: In person $40(cash) or $43.15(card)
          Video Visit $50(Online Invoice)

New Patient Enrollment

Considering medical cannabis?

1. Records. Provide a copy of your records or sign a release of information and we will request your records. Records must be within the last year or a letter from your doctor stating your condition and symptoms.

2. Consultation.  An in-person or online visit will be scheduled after receiving documenting medical records. Completion of this appointment will complete state required cannabis recommendation and completion of application.  
3. Submit Application. By mail or electronically (preferred)

4. Card Process. Upon submission to the NM State Department of Health you will be sent a cannabis card that will allow you more benefits while medicating. This process is 4 to 6 weeks. 2 weeks or less for cancer or hospice patients. 

5. You've got mail. The DOH will mail your card to the address you provided on the application. Remember all new patients receive an additional visit to discuss methods of use. 

Price: In Person $80 plus tax
          Video Visit $88 includes tax
          


PTSD Evaluation

Need to be diagnosed

This evaluation is specific to patients who believe they suffer from symptoms related to PTSD or Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder or do not have current records of their past PTSD assessments.  This service is a full screening service and is done in accordance with the  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5) . Patients who do not meet the criteria for this condition will complete the cannabis evaluation as they would not have a qualifying medical condition.

Prices: In Person $120 plus tax

            Virtual Visit $130 includes tax