“We are excited to introduce RxPass, a new Prime membership benefit for Amazon Pharmacy that provides patients with affordable generic medicines to treat over 80 common health conditions for just $5 a month. ,” said Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its latest offering in a news release.
“With RxPass, Prime members can get as many eligible medicines as they want for a flat $5 price and have them delivered to their homes for free in a convenient way. Americans are estimated to be taking one or more of the medicines available through RxPass, a monthly subscription to RxPass, which helps patients save time, save money, and improve their health. It’s our latest effort to help you stay on track, and is now available to customers in most US states. A full list of eligibility criteria can be found on Amazon Pharmacy.”
Amazon (AMZN) is still looking for ways to get into the healthcare sector after shutting down Amazon Care, its primary care service, last year. Other initiatives include the acquisition of One Medical (a membership-based primary care platform) for $3.9 billion, the introduction of Amazon Clinic (which provides virtual care for common ailments) in 2022, and Amazon Includes Pharmacy launch (following acquisition). He bought the prescription drug company PillPack for $750 million).