Amazon Pharmacy has announced the expansion of its $5 monthly RxPass subscription to include Medicare beneficiaries. This service covers a range of generic drugs, providing access to over 60 medications, 24/7 pharmacist access, and free doorstep delivery for U.S. Prime members.

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Originally launched in January 2023, RxPass aims to offer significant savings, with discounts up to 80% on generics and up to 40% on brand-name medicines. This expansion will make the service available to over 50 million additional people, potentially reducing Medicare spending by nearly $2 billion annually and lowering out-of-pocket costs for older adults.

Amazon Pharmacy’s Vice President, John Love, emphasized that RxPass improves medication adherence and health outcomes by increasing convenience and reducing costs. Medicare plan members could save approximately $70 annually per RxPass medication.

Benefits of Amazon Pharmacy's RxPass for Medicare Beneficiaries

Amazon Pharmacy’s RxPass provides a simple and cost-effective solution for Medicare beneficiaries. For a flat fee of $5 per month, subscribers gain access to a wide range of generic medications, making it easier to manage multiple prescriptions. The service includes:

  1. Over 60 eligible generic medications.
  2. 24/7 access to pharmacists for any questions or concerns.
  3. Free doorstep delivery, ensuring convenience and adherence to medication schedules.
  4. Significant savings with up to 80% off generics and 40% off brand-name medications.

For more detailed information, visit Amazon Pharmacy RxPass.

With annual medicare spending having grown to over $1 trillion in 2023, any reduction in costs for medicare beneficiaries is a step in the right direction, and the introduction of Amazon Pharmacy could potentially save medicare beneficiaries $70 annually if they are only on one medication, or more if they have additional medication needs. Along with this, you'll also receive benefits such as 24/7 access to pharmacists, and free doorstep deliver to those who have Amazon Prime. 

How To Sign Up For Amazon Pharmacy as a Medicare Beneficiary

RxPass by Amazon Pharmacy is exclusive to Amazon Prime members, so you will need to sign up for Amazon Prime if you aren't already a member if you're looking to take advantage of Amazon Pharmacy. Once you're a member of Amazon Prime, then you'll need to subscribe to Amazon Pharmacy for an additional $5 per month. Once you're subscribed you'll be able to pick through 50 generic medications, located here, as well as save on additional medications. 

From there your medications will be delivered directly to your door in secure and discrete packaging.