Amazon continues to explore new business possibilities. The company has announced the launch of a new $5/month subscription called RxPass. With her, as he has explained Amazon In a statement, those who have contracted Amazon Prime and pay that extra 5 dollars, will be able to have access to a flat rate of medicines that will be delivered as long as a medical prescription is available. The company would take Without aditional costs medicines to customers’ homes, as it already does when an order is placed on its website when having contracted Amazon Prime.
“This new benefit for Prime users will ensure that patients have an affordable way to access more than 50 generic drugs that are among the most commonly prescribed. Those included in the promotion are used to treat more than 80 common diseases »have detailed since Amazon. Inside of detailed list of medicines are, for example, Amoxicillin, which is used to treat bronchitis or pneumonia. There are treatments against hypertension, gastric reflux or anxiety. There is also Doxepin, an antidepressant. Likewise, the company offers within the promotion nutritional reinforcement products, such as vitamin B12.
“Prime members already get fast, free delivery on prescription drugs, and RxPass is one more way to save with Amazon Pharmacy. Any customer who pays more than $10 a month for their eligible drugs will see their prescription costs cut by 50% or more, plus save time by skipping a trip to the pharmacy.”has declared john love, Vice President of Amazon Pharmacy. “We are excited to offer our customers amazingly simple and low prices on the eligible drugs they need each month.“, has underlined Sees it.
“The prime membership, available for $14.99 per month or $139 per year, includes fast and free shipping in the US on millions of products, unlimited streaming of movies and series, access to 100 million songs without ads with Amazon Music; prescription drug sales starting at $1 a month with Amazon Pharmacy; ultra-fast grocery delivery with Amazon Fresh; unlimited photo storage space with Amazon Photos; free benefits with Prime Gaming and the availability of 3,000 books and magazines with Prime Reading»have detailed in the release.
To enroll in RxPassPrime members can go to Amazon.com or the Amazon app to create or update their profile Amazon Pharmacy. Once there, they will be guided through a simple registration process that verifies their eligibility and prescription information. In addition, they have explained that “Being a health insurance holder is not necessary to subscribe to RxPass”although in that case the statement implies that “Patients with chronic diseases and who need more than two medications per month will have a different discount route that will not cover the new service”.
For the moment, the new service of RxPass is accessible only to Amazon Prime holders in most US states. The company has ensured that this price of $5 per month “does not hide fees or surcharges”.
Amazon launched last November a new telemedicine service, Amazon Clinic, a platform where customers can access consultations with medical professionals online. The company also has the medicine sales service Amazon Pharmacy.