How do I set up an appointment with Boston South Shore Natural Therapies?
Setting up an appointment is simple! Give us a call at 508-746-0754 or fill out the online form.
Do I need to be referred to BSNT by another physician?
No. NSNT can evaluate anyone who feels that they can benefit from Medical Marijuana.
Does BSNT accept insurance?
Currently BSNT does not accept insurance. Insurance companies do not cover medical marijuana consultations or the state’s medical marijuana application fee.
Can you tell me the process of getting a recommendation?
When you arrive at our office you will be asked to fill out a medical history form, along with some other documents and disclosures. You must provide a valid state-issued MA ID or Driver’s License prior to your evaluation. You will then meet with our physician who will evaluate you for the recommendation. If you qualify you will receive everything you need that very same day.
What medical documentation should I bring?
It is important for you to bring any medical documentation (from previous physician visits, ER visits, chiropractor visits, etc.) that supports your diagnosis. This includes: recent medical records, prescriptions, physician’s letter, chiropractor’s letter, x-rays, MRI’s or any other documentation that you think can help.
Do you accept people on probation?
No, we do not issue recommendations to people on probation. People with prior criminal serious criminal offense are issued recommendations on a case by case basis.
How can I obtain my medical records?
Call your physician or the hospital where you were treated and tell them you want copies of your medical records. They will tell you the process and typically have you sign an authorization to fax to them.
What happens if I’ve lost or cannot retrieve my records or documentation?
You can still be evaluated at BSNT. Our physician may offer you a temporary recommendation with conditions that you must meet within a specified time frame, typically 3 months.
Do I have to be 18?
Yes. You must be at least 18 to be a BSNT patient.
If I become a medical marijuana patient, where do I obtain marijuana?
BSNT cannot help you purchase medical marijuana nor recommend any dispensary. There are numerous organizations, websites, and publications that can help you.
What exactly do I get if I receive a recommendation from BSNT?
You will get an original copy of the physician’s recommendation.
How long will the recommendation last?
Recommendations are for one year. We advise you to make an appointment before the expiration date so that you can be re-evaluated and obtain a renewal of your physician recommendation.