Currently, if a physician deems it appropriate and a patient is expected to have less than six months to live, they are put into Hospice. This can be at the patient’s home. Hospice is an “end of the road” program. A patient is not expected to survive and only palliative care is provided.

Now with some cancer patients as well as others, they are getting better on cannabinoid therapy and are now in need of reasonable medical care. Here is the catch……once in Hospice, you have a difficult time getting out. The patient has a VERY difficult time obtaining follow up scans as they are feeling better.

So, now, a part of some days is speaking with social workers with regard to how to get Medicare to pay for MRI and other scans on patients who have “survived Hospice”.

I can see the T-Shirt now.

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Allan Frankel, MD Dr Allan Frankel is one of the few physicians in the US who truly understands Cannabis as a medicine. All treatments suggested have been well studied. Every patient seen by Dr Frankel is given a personally created Treatment Plan created with the patient's specific issues defined. Plant medicine requires "tuning" of the dosing. Dr Frankel works with his patients thru a messaging portal. The use of this portal, allows quick and simple follow up contact with Dr Frankel. Patients are not charged for these messages, as this is how Dr Frankel has learned what he has learned. Follow up appointments in person or by phone/video are also available when needed

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