Amazon is investing high into the healthcare industry with the launch today of Amazon Pharmacy.
“Amazon Pharmacy” is the new amazon online service that allows its U.S. customers to order prescription drugs to their homes with its Prime customers receiving free delivery and discounts on their medications.
Amazon Prime members will get a number of advantages over regular customers. like: free, two-day delivery on order, discounts on medication.
Amazon says that Prime members will be able to save “up to 80 percent off generic and 40 percent off brand name medications when paying without insurance.” Prime members will also be able to save on medication bought in person from over 50,000 pharmacies across the US, including Rite Aid, CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens.
Amazon Pharmacy will be available in 45 states this weeks, reports CNBC. States currently not covered include Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana and Minnesota, though Amazon plans to expand to those areas in the future.
Amazon says it accepts “most” insurance plans, and will give customers the option of speaking to a pharmacist for advice.Amazon lança Amazon Pharmacy com entrega gratuita para Prime Members