Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. What is 420 Evaluation Center?
420 Evaluation Center is a medical clinic committed to providing a stress-free, holistic environment where patients in need of medicinal marijuana receive a cost-effective, expert evaluation by a licensed medical professional. Qualified patients receive a physician's recommendation allowing them the legal use of Medical Marijuana under California Proposition 215, also known as the California Compassionate Use Act of 1996 Health and Safety Code Section 11362.5, and under SB420, section 11362.7.
Q. How do I make an appointment at a 420 Evaluation Center clinic?
Contact 420 Evaluation Center at (818) 988-P215
Q. What happens when I visit a 420 Evaluation Center clinic?
Patients fill out a medical history form, provide a valid California ID, pay the 420 Evaluation Center fee and then receive an evaluation. Patients that qualify receive a physician's recommendation.
Q. What form of ID do I need to bring to my evaluation?
Patients must provide a valid California state-issued ID. Patients who do not have a California I.D. must bring a picture I.D with a print out from the California DMV.
Q. What medical documentation should I bring to my evaluation?
Patients should bring written documentation, including their diagnosis, the name, address, phone number and fax number of their primary healthcare provider. Prescription bottles are accepted, but must be current and contain the contact information for the prescribing physician on the label.
Q. What if I have never seen a physician about my condition?
420 Evaluation Center offers the value-added bonus of an extended visit for our patients, so they can feel they are getting a thorough and complete assessment of their health issues. A qualified and licensed physician will examine the patient and determine what diagnosis, if any, is appropriate. Follow up visits, lab tests and radiology exams may be required prior to determining a diagnosis.
Q. Does 420 Evaluation Center provide any other services beside medicinal marijuana evaluations?
420 Evaluation Center is expanding our suite of services to provide recommendations, education and educational materials for alternative therapies and practices.
Q. What do I receive specifically, when I’m issued a physician's
recommendation for medicinal marijuana?
Patients who receive a legal physician's recommendation will recieve the signed original recommendation as well as an ID card representing the recommendation.
Q. How long does a physician's recommendation last?
420 Evaluation Center physician's recommendations are on a per case basis with a term limit of one year.
Q. If I receive a recommendation will I have to return to 420 Evaluation Center after my intial appointment?
420 Evaluation Center advises qualified patients to contact us for a re-evaluation of their physician's recommendation prior to the expiration of their recommendation.
Q. What happens with the information I give to 420 Evaluation Center?
420 Evaluation Center prizes confidentiality for all our patients, and thus keeps medical records strictly confidential. 420 Evaluation Center closely follows the Federal Doctor-Patient Confidentiality (HIPPA) laws. Patient records will only be disclosed at the written request of the patient.
Q. Is 420 Evaluation Center clinic wheelchair accessible?
Our location is wheelchair accessible.
Q. At what age can I get an evaluation at 420 Evaluation Center?
Patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Q. Can 420 Evaluation Center evaluate me to become a medical marijuana caregiver?
Yes. Patients must have disabilities that require care giving and bring their designated caregivers with them to their evaluation.
Q. What happens if I do not pass my 420 Evaluation Center evaluation?
The 420 Evaluation Center fee is for an evaluation, not a recommendation. Patients that do not qualify must pay the full evaluation fee.