Amazon Pharmacy Will Deliver Prescription Medicine for Idahoans
You order almost everything from Amazon already anyway, why wouldn't you be able to order your prescriptions as well? Amazon has just launched Amazon Pharmacy: a new service offering home delivery for prescription medication, so now you can do just that.
Amazon Pharmacy is available here in Idaho and all 44 other states except Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Minnesota. You'll be able to sign up for Amazon Pharmacy by creating a ”secure pharmacy profile.” From there costumers will have the option of adding information about their health insurance and medical history.
According to CNBC, the store will offer a range of “generic and brand-name drugs.”
"Commonly prescribed drugs like insulin, triamcinolone steroid creams, metformin for controlling blood sugar, and sumatriptan for migraines," will also be offered for delivery services. However, schedule II medications, such as many common opioids like Oxycontin, are not a part of this service.
Amazon Pharmacy will accept "most" insurance and will also sell medication to those who don't have any insurance at all. As for Amazon Prime members, there will be exclusives benefits worth taking advantage of.
Free two-day delivery on orders is included for Prime members and they can also receive "up to 80 percent off generic and 40 percent off brand name medications when paying without insurance.”
You don't even have to use Amazon's new delivery service to save on some discounts. Prime members will also be able to save on medication bought in person from over 50,000 pharmacies across the United States, including Rite Aid, CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens.