Effective as of February 2022:
Sun Health & Dental is happy to announce a new and valuable medical service for its members. This service is only available to members that live in the Miami Dade, Broward, and West Palm Beach areas. Sun Health & Dental will be providing its members access to Medical Marijuana Centers approved by the Florida Department of Health.
Sun Health members wanting to get a medical marijuana card need to schedule an appointment with our customer service department. The members will pay $130 for the office consultation at the provider’s office. This service cost to non-members is $200 for the initial office visit and certification.
More information regarding Medical marijuana:
Medical Marijuana therapy is an approved alternative for persons that are seeking a more natural path to treat certain health conditions. Under Florida Law persons wanting to get approved for use of medical marijuana will need to visit a licensed facility and be evaluated by a licensed medical physician who is certified by the Florida Department of Health. Medical Marijuana therapy is safe and effective, according to your age and condition patients can elect to purchase strains of marijuana that have been engineered to provide effective results with little or no psychotropic effect
Who can get a Medical Marijuana Card?
Qualifying medical conditions for a medical card under the Florida state law that are eligible for a medical recommendation in Florida are listed below. Our doctors will assess your medical condition during your card evaluation and, if your conditions fall under the qualifying conditions in the state of Florida, they will recommend you a medicinal card to obtain and consume medical products. You can make an appointment quick and easy. Medical recommendations are available from our state-licensed doctors.
What can be treated?
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease)
- Back Pain
- Chronic Pain/Severe Pain
- Crohn’s Disease
- A Terminal Condition/Terminal Illness
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Muscle Spasms/Chronic Muscle Spasms
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Severe Nausea
- Any other ailment/condition of the same severity/symptoms, when determined by a physician’s opinion that medicine would surpass any potential health risks.
- Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
- Hepatitis C
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Lyme Disease
- Sickle Cell Anemia
Steps for getting a medical marijuana card
First, if you have one of the above listed conditions schedule a consultation with our provider.
Next, the member needs to go online and create an account on the Florida Medical Marijuana website https://mmuregistry.flhealth.gov/ and pay a non-refundable fee to process their application. The cost to register is $75.00 and will be paid directly on the Florida Medical Marijuana website.
The member should have their account set up on the Florida Medical Marijuana site before visiting the Medical Provider so once the member completes their office visit they can be provided a prescription that is added to the member’s profile on the Florida Medical Marijuana website.