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Amazon Pharmacy To Provide Accessibility To Prescription Drugs For Less — Here's How

Amazon Pharmacy — which launched in 2020 — has signed off on a new partnership to provide more accessibility to cheaper drugs. According to The Verge, the company is offering a new program where Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance customers can pay less out-of-pocket for their prescriptions. As of now, the drug discount card is available for Blue customers in New Jersey, Nebraska, Alabama, Florida, and Kansas.

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 10, 2022

Amazon to Sell Prescription Drugs and Provide Lower Rates For Members Without Insurance

Amazon has been known to take over multiple sectors in the world of e-commerce, but some may not have saw this next move coming. Soon Amazon Prime members will be eligible for two-day delivery of medications and price cuts on both brand-name and generic drugs as they will be available for purchase through Amazon’s main website. According to Business Insider , customers will be able to type their insurance information and select payment options in a “pharmacy profile.” Those same prime members will be able to get up to 80 percent in discounts on generic drugs and 40 percent on brand-name medications when they pay without insurance, Business Insider reports. “As more and more people look to complete everyday errands from home, pharmacy is an important and needed addition to the Amazon online store,” said Amazon’s senior vice president of North America consumer, Doug Herrington, in a statement. This is the company’s most recent push into healthcare. In 2018, Amazon purchased the small...

Shanique Yates

Nov 18, 2020