Will Medicare Ever Cover Medical Marijuana? – 20% of Medicare Members Currently Use Medical Cannabis
March 28, 2023
In April 2022, the Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center conducted a survey showing that 20% of Medicare beneficiaries presently use medical marijuana, and nearly a quarter has used it before. The study revealed that 66% of the respondents believe Medicare should cover the drug, underlining a growing interest in this substitute treatment among the elderly.