Obtaining Medical Records in Arkansas
What Do I Need In Order To Be Approved For Medical Marijuana In Arkansas?
After you have determined that you would like to schedule an appointment to receive certification for medical marijuana, you will need a copy of your medical records to bring to your visit. These records need to have documentation of your health condition so the physician can assess your current health status. If you need assistance determining if your condition will qualify, refer to our list of the 18 conditions approved for medical marijuana treatment in Arkansas.
What Medical Records Are Needed To Be Approved For Medical Marijuana In Arkansas?
To qualify for medical marijuana treatment in Arkansas, a copy of any medical records which document that you are currently experiencing one of the 18 qualifying conditions will suffice. These documents can include hospital papers, clinic notes or any further evidence showing the condition. The more supporting documentation you can provide at your appointment, the better.
How Do I Get a Copy of My Medical Records In Arkansas?
In order to obtain a copy of your medical records, it is best to first reach out to your primary care physician. Simply call your primary physician or the office of the doctor in which you received your diagnosis and state that you are requesting a copy of your records. Most offices will likely require you to fill out a form upon your request. You should be able to pick up the form at the office or they can email, fax or mail it to you.
If your doctor's office does not have form, you can also write a letter requesting your medical records. Just be sure to include the following information:
Your full name
Date of birth
Social security number
Record(s) being requested - stating your qualifying condition
The dates in which you were received the doctor’s care
You preferred method for delivery of your medical records (fax, email, pick-up, mail, etc.)
Can Arkansas Marijuana Card Help Me Get My Medical Records?
You will want to bring your medical records to your appointment for your physician to review. However, if you are unable to receive a copy of your records from your primary doctor, still feel free to schedule an appointment and come into our offices for your examination. We understand that it can be a difficult process trying to obtain medical records from some hospitals and clinics. Fortunately, Arkansas Marijuana Card has a team who is specialized in obtaining medical records on a patient's behalf who would be happy to assist you.
Once our medical marijuana doctors have established a relationship, and we have collected the required medical records, our doctors will sign a formal certification allowing you access to medical marijuana anywhere throughout Arkansas.
Arkansas Marijuana Card is here to make this process as simple and painless for our customers as possible. If you need help or have any further questions, feel free to call us at 1-844-249-8714. One of our friendly staff members will assist in answering any inquiries, comments or concerns you may have.