Maryland residents should be aware that taking cannabis across State lines is a federal offense.
Innovative Psychiatry, LLC is an out of network provider, so we do not accept any insurance. You will be provided with the information to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. If you wish to be reimbursed for your sessions, you will need to consult with your insurance company to determine their policies regarding mental health health benefits for out of network providers. We can not guarantee reimbursement. Please call the office for pricing.
Since every patient case is unique, frequency of follow up appointments is ultimately up to the providers discretion. However, most patients are seen for follow up appointments every three months (same schedule as for other controlled medications in stable patients).
Does my condition qualify me for medical cannabis?
Our physician can issue a written certification for any severe condition which has not been relieved by other medical treatments that in their judgement could reasonably be expected to be relieved by cannabis therapy. Our physician can also certify a patient for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes severe loss of appetite, wasting, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures or severe or persistent muscle spasms, or glaucoma or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Should I do anything prior to my appointment?
Patients should complete their registration on the commissions website: https://mmcc.dhmh.maryland.gov/Registry/LandingPage.aspx
The commission will you send an email with your patient ID number
**If you are a new patient to our practice please bring with you prior medical records from any physicians or therapists that you have seen in the past for the medical condition that you wishing to treat with medical cannabis during your cannabis consult evaluation.
What should I do if I have trouble registering?
If you are experiencing technical difficulties you can contact the Commission at: email@example.com or 1-844-421-2571
What should I bring to my appointment?
Medical documentation of the condition you wish to be certified for.Government issued photo ID.Patient identification number issued to you by the commission.
Is there a registration fee for the Medical Cannabis Program?
No, there is not a fee for a patient to register with the state.
Will I receive an ID card?
A specific ID card will not be necessary to access the dispensaries; your state issued photo ID and patient identification number will be all you need. If you would like an IDcard, you may request a patient ID card for $50 from the state.
Do I have to register with a specific dispensary?
No, you will be free to use any dispensary of your choice throughout Maryland.
Can I grow my own Cannabis?
No, home cultivation has not been approved.
How much medical cannabis and medical cannabis-infused product can I purchase in 30 days?
120 grams of dried flower and 36 grams of cannabis infused products can be purchased.