Amazon teams up with 2 Ohio health organizations on telemedicine offering 

Jackie Drees –
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

2 Ohio healthcare companies have partnered with Amazon to use telemedicine services with free prescription medications to the retail giants customers, according to a Nov. 2 Daily Record report..

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By expanding the telemedicine service through Amazon, partnering organizations can provide lower-cost health care to people who do not have insurance, Health Advisory Network Vice President Mike Fitzgerald stated, according to the report. BasiCare Plus provides protection without any copays or deductibles through telemedicine service MDLive for approximately nine family members starting at $65 for a three-month membership..

Centerville-based consulting firm Healthcare Advisory Network and Wooster-based national prescription and telemedicine program BasiCare Plus collaborated to use company groups, colleges and associations the virtual care services over the previous two years..

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BasiCare Plus partnership with Amazon is among the retail giants only telemedicine suppliers that offers a prescription drug advantage. The program supplies discounts on medications at more than 65,000 drug stores, and to subscribe, a patient can check out Amazons site and search for BasiCare Plus, according to the report..