A NJ patient must be assessed by a bona fide registered NJ MMP physician who must certify if the patient has an approved debilitating medical condition.
The physician must complete an Attending Physician Statement for each individual patient.
Upon submission of the statement, a unique Patient Reference Number will be produced.
The physician will need to provide the patient: Patient Reference Number and copy of the Attending Physician Statement.
Next, go to www.njmmp.nj.gov and complete the following steps to complete the online registration process.
NJ Physicians must be registered with the NJ MMP in order to certify an instate patient’s eligibility.
If a patient’s current NJ physician is not registered with the NJ MMP: any practicing NJ physician can enroll.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Cachexia or wasting
Chronic Pain (due to a musculoskeletal origin)
Chronic Pain (due to a visceral origin)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) including Crohn’s disease
Intractable Skeletal Muscular Spasticity (ISS)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD)
Seizures and epilepsy
Severe nausea and vomiting due to cancer
Terminal illness (a physician’s determination of a prognosis that is less than 12 months of life).
In order to become a registered NJ MMP patient, one must:
Be a NJ resident.
Be diagnosed with a qualifying condition by a NJ MMP-registered physician.
Maintain an ongoing, bona fide relationship with said physician.