Amazon is rolling out a prescription plan for Prime members, with medications filled as often as necessary for a flat, $5 rate. That's right: If you're someone with a plethora of prescriptions for myriad conditions, you might be able to get them all for $5 a month (on top of the $139 annual fee for Amazon Prime). But only eligible generic drugs are included in Amazon's RxPass. The new subscription service includes more than 50 prescription medications for common conditions like allergies and diabetes.
Amazon RxPass Medications List
If you're a Prime member and the bulk of your medications are on the RxPass drug list, this could be a money-saving option for filling your prescriptions, especially if you're currently spending more than $5 each month at the pharmacy. The flat fee for unlimited refills is drafted out of a linked account on the first of each month, and users can set up auto-refill. Note that an HSA or FSA account cannot be used to pay for the subscription.
Prime members who want to sign up for RxPass will find a few other limitations. Those covered by government-funded insurance are not eligible for the program, so if you're insured through Medicare or Medicaid, you won't be able to access the RxPass benefit. Eligibility also depends on the state where you live: RxPass is currently unavailable in California, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington.