There is no exact timeline that describes how long it take for a patient to obtain a card. The patient must have a written recommendation from a board-licensed and practicing neurologist. He must register himself with the State Department of Health and Senior Services. The patient can obtain his card after requirements are met and processed.
- Must be at least 18 years of age or permission from guardians
- Must have intractable epilepsy
- Must obtain a written recommendation for DHSS from a licensed neurologist
- Once given recommendation, the patient must register with the Department of Health and Senior Services
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