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Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« on: November 17, 2020, 04:23:14 PM »
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https://www.engadget.com/amazon-pharmacy-134356646.html

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2020, 05:44:43 PM »
Stocks: GoodRx, Walgreens, CVS shares all down on Amazonís Pharmacy news

https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/17/goodrx-walgreens-cvs-shares-all-down-on-amazons-pharmacy-news/

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2020, 12:19:30 AM »
The coming healthcare battle between Amazon and Walmart will be interesting.

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2020, 06:53:57 PM »
I had a prescription coming up for renewal.  Using the online transfer drop-down, I requested that the pharmacy be switched to Amz.  They took care of the transferring in about 5 days.  Once moved, they filled it and delivered it in 3 days.  So setting up a new drug with them is not a speedy service overall.   The price was slightly less than half of what the other online pharmacy was charging. In this case, that amounts to about $500/yr.

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2020, 03:28:54 PM »
related:

Teladoc drops on report that Amazon is building a business to offer primary care for other companies | Markets Insider
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/teladoc-stock-price-amazon-plans-offer-primary-medical-care-2020-12-1029898805

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2020, 04:56:17 PM »
Amazon could use customer location/shopping/Alexa/tv/fitness data to create individual insurance quotes.

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2021, 07:37:21 PM »
Meanwhile...

Haven, the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture to disrupt health care, is disbanding after 3 years

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/04/haven-the-amazon-berkshire-jpmorgan-venture-to-disrupt-healthcare-is-disbanding-after-3-years.html

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Re: Amazon Pharmacy delivers discount prescriptions to Prime members
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2021, 03:42:22 PM »
UK: Amazon plots a course into the healthcare industry - BBC News
https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/business-55228999