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Post by Vet1234 on Mon 12 Sep 2016, 09:07

if you went through MFT they will send your script to the provider that you picked on your MFT registration. You'll get a call and email from your provider and they will set you up with a login to their site. If you picked MedReleaf, or Aphria, they will review your docs, and if everything is good, they will pre approve you, and bill VAC. With Aphria, they will email you a form to fill out, and you'll need to print and sign it. You can then send them a pic of the signature and you should be good to go. With MedReleaf, they have a digital signature form that they will accept in an email.
My guess is, as soon as you get a call from your LP, you should be good to go within a few days.
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Post by 1993firebird on Mon 12 Sep 2016, 13:38

There was a company form that I filled out with my application form but I do not remember the name of the provider. I had a three way conference call through the internet with a coach and a Doctor.

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Post by Vet1234 on Mon 12 Sep 2016, 13:59

Not sure, but my guess is that you spoke with Andrea Scratch at Plants not Pills in London. She recommended Hydropothecary and Cannway(Aphria) to me. I ended up choosing MedReleaf and Aphria. They wouldn't have done the appointment if they thought you'd be denied... there's a very high chance that you'll be "pre-approved" and they'll foot the bills until VAC comes through. They ask for your K number and a pic of your BlueCross card, to verify your coverage ahead of time.
If you're still unsure of your coverage and the process, give MFT a call and they'll sort you out. If you have any other questions, the guys in this thread helped me out a tonne.
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Post by 1993firebird on Mon 12 Sep 2016, 20:52

I gave them that information already as part of the application process. It was Andrea Scratch. I do not like them paying until VAC makes there decision because if I am denied by VAC then I am liable to pay and I am doing this only if financially covered by VAC.

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Post by Vet1234 on Mon 12 Sep 2016, 21:15

fair enough Firebird.
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Post by 1993firebird on Tue 13 Sep 2016, 08:19

Thanks for the info.

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Post by 1993firebird on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 16:41

Placed my first 30 day order today.

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Post by Vet1234 on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 16:44

That's awesome!
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Post by Vet1234 on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 16:48

You obviously qualified for PreVac approval Firebird. What made you change your mind on waiting for VAC to say yes?
I didn't wait.
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Post by 1993firebird on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 17:59

If someone wants to pay for it until VAC decides that is there chance not mine so if VAC does not pay good luck getting the money from me.

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Post by Bruce72 on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 18:23

Firebird

Your supplier has processed many applications. You've met the threshold and they're are confident enough to cover your costs until VAC finalizes your paperwork.

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Post by Vet1234 on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 20:04

1993firebird wrote:If someone wants to pay for it until VAC decides that is there chance not mine so if VAC does not pay good luck getting the money from me.

My thoughts exactly Firebird. I'm happy for you.
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Post by 1993firebird on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 20:25

I can not afford to spend $847 a month on Marijuana and I was told that I can order it now without a decision from VAC with respect to paying for it or not and that the company will pay for it until VAC decides. Well if VAC decides that they are not paying for it because all my conditions on my application form are not all pensioned conditions by them then I am not responsible to pay for it either. I do not have a pensioned condition for PTSD which is on my marijuana application but I do have a pensioned condition for major depression which is also on my application. Same goes for chronic pain , no pension , but I do for lower lumbar degenerative disc decease.

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Post by 1993firebird on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 20:26

I supplied the company with my VAC summary of conditions.

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Post by Panserbjørn on Wed 14 Sep 2016, 20:51

I am surprised that they would use some of your I pensioned conditions in the application for the medical marijuana. They purposely left out any conditions that were not a pensioned condition for me.

I think that would open your prescription to interpretation by VAC, at least that is where I would get concerned.

Just a lot of money to be gambling with. I took that gamble and it did work out for me.

Now I just wish I could actually enjoy the feeling of being "high" cause it does wonders for symptom relief.

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