Should medical marijuana be covered?

Insurers, plan sponsors may soon consider adding drug to formularies: Experts
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2015

Jonathan Zaid was 14 when doctors made the diagnosis: His unrelenting headaches — and debilitating pain — were caused by a condition called “new daily persistent headache.”

“I tried 48 prescription drugs and all kinds of other therapies, and none of those were indicated for my condition. The plan formulary covered every single one of those drugs without a question, but none of them were indicated or studied or researched for what I have,” said Zaid.