Amazon Pharmacy to deliver prescription medications

Nov. 18, 2020, Inc. announced two new pharmacy offerings to help customers conveniently purchase their prescription medications. Amazon Pharmacy, a new store on Amazon, allows customers to complete an entire pharmacy transaction on their desktop or mobile device through the Amazon App.

Using a secure pharmacy profile, customers can add their insurance information, manage prescriptions, and choose payment options before checking out. Prime members receive unlimited, free two-day delivery on orders from Amazon Pharmacy included with their membership.

Also new, Prime members can access savings on medications at Amazon Pharmacy when paying without insurance, as well as at over 50,000 other participating pharmacies nationwide. The Amazon Prime prescription savings benefit saves members up to 80 percent off generic and 40 percent off brand name medications when paying without insurance. Prime members will have access to their prescription savings at checkout on Amazon Pharmacy or can learn more at

Customers can:

·        Compare prices and purchase medications for home delivery, all in one place. Branded and generic versions, and different forms or dosages, are available through Amazon Pharmacy. Before checking out customers can compare their insurance co-pay, the price without insurance, or the available savings with the new Prime prescription savings benefit to choose their lowest price option.

·         Add insurance information and ask their prescriber to send new or existing prescriptions directly to Amazon Pharmacy for fulfilment. Purchases can be confirmed by the request on the Amazon App or website.

·         Have online self-service help options combined with phone access to customer care at any time. Pharmacists are available 24/7 to answer questions about medications.

“As more and more people look to complete everyday errands from home, pharmacy is an important and needed addition to the Amazon online store,” commented Doug Herrington, Senior Vice President of North American Consumer at Amazon. “PillPack has provided exceptional pharmacy service for individuals with chronic health conditions for over six years. Now, we’re expanding our pharmacy offering to, which will help more customers save time, save money, simplify their lives, and feel healthier.”

Amazon has the release.