Medical Marijuana2024-02-19T11:57:16-06:00

Medical Marijuana

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Medical Marijuana (Visits By Appointment Only)

Care Eleven is now licensed to recommend Medical Marijuana (MMJ) to our patients in New Orleans. Medical Marijuana is legal in the state of Louisiana and is an accessible and alternative form of medicine to our patients suffering with impairing health conditions. Consultation with our licensed healthcare provider is required to establish if your health condition qualifies for MMJ.

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We understand the importance of privacy and confidentiality. Rest assured that your personal health information will be handled with the utmost care and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Conditions that may qualify for medical marijuana:

  • Nausea


  • Cancer

  • Crohn disease

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Seizures and epilepsy

  • Neuropathy

  • Arthritis

  • Chemotherapy side effects

  • Severe chronic pain

  • Insomnia

  • Glaucoma

  • PTSD

  • ALS

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches / Migranes
  • Depression
  • ALS

  • Anxiety

  • Cachexia

  • Hepatitis C

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Hospice Care
  • Severe muscle spasms

Frequently Asked Questions

What is medical marijuana?2024-01-12T15:01:21-06:00

Medical marijuana refers to using marijuana to treat certain medical conditions. Marijuana is derived from the plant Cannabis sativa. The leaves and buds contain substances called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids have been scientifically proven to help treat and alleviate many ailments and conditions. Different varieties of marijuana contain different amounts of cannabinoids. The effects may differ depending on whether it is smoked or eaten.

What type of forms does medical marijuana come in?2024-01-15T10:53:52-06:00

Medical marijuana comes in a variety of forms, including:

  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Edibles
  • Topicals / Oil
  • Powder
  • Dried leaves
How do I schedule an appointment?2024-01-12T15:03:54-06:00

Appointments can be scheduled by clicking the above button or you can contact us by phone at 504-565-7882.

When is this service available?2024-01-12T15:05:15-06:00

Appointments are currently available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Which clinic locations offer MMJ recommendations?2024-01-12T16:53:00-06:00

1780 N. Broad St., New Orleans, LA 70119

3218 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

How long is the MMJ recommendation good for?2024-01-12T16:55:06-06:00

MMJ recommendations are good for 4 months. MMJ prescriptions are called “recommendations” and Care Eleven charges less than other clinics for MMJ recommendations to keep the service at a low cost for patients.

What is the cost of an MMJ appointment?2024-01-17T16:14:08-06:00

The cost for the 4-month MMJ recommendation is $60 + the cost of the office visit (based on the following insurance type)

  1. Patient Paying Out of Pocket will pay $100; which includes the cost for the office visit and the 4-month MMJ Recommendation.
  2. Medicaid patients will pay no cost for the office visit. Medicaid patients will pay a $60 fee for the 4-month Recommendation.
  3. Commercial insurance office visit fees will be based on eligibility and benefits. Commercial insurance patients will pay the $60 MMJ recommendation fee.
  4. Medicare patients will pay office visit fees that are based on eligibility and benefits + $60 as the cost of the 4-month MMJ recommendation.
Does insurance cover my MMJ Recommendation?2024-01-12T16:56:13-06:00

Four-month MMJ recommendations are $60 and are not covered by public or private insurance.  Insurance does not cover the MMJ products themselves. Your insurance may cover a portion or all of the cost of the office visit required to receive an MMJ recommendation.

Do I need or do I get a Louisiana medical marijuana card?2024-01-12T16:56:44-06:00

The state of Louisiana does not issue medical marijuana cards.  However, our practice may partner with specific MMJ pharmacies that issue cards for patients who use their pharmacy.

Can I choose the type of MMJ products that I would like to take?2024-01-12T16:57:22-06:00

The different types MMJ delivery methods will be discussed during the patient consultation with our provider.  There are many options, but depending on the patient’s health needs, specific types of delivery products may be recommended.

Where can I get my MMJ recommendation filled?2024-01-12T16:58:01-06:00

There are a few MMJ Pharmacies to choose from. We have a list that we can review that offer Walk-in/Drive Thru/Delivery/Online Ordering options.

Do I have to be a Louisiana Resident to receive an MMJ recommendation?2024-01-12T17:00:31-06:00

Care Eleven is able to evaluate patients from other states (non-Louisiana residents) for MMJ Recommendations.

Is my MMJ appointment in-person or virtual?2024-01-15T12:51:39-06:00

Care Eleven is currently offering MMJ appointments in-person only.  Our providers may discuss virtual appointments with you after the initial visit.

What do I bring to my visit?2024-01-17T16:13:34-06:00
  • State driver’s license or any identification stating that you live in Louisiana.
  • Medical records from your previous doctor, if you have any.
  • Medical Insurance Information Card 

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