On May 11, CVS Pharmacy announced about new upgrade to its CarePass membership program, with prescription delivery within hours now free for eligible CarePass members with an eligible prescription through an expanded partnership with the delivery service Shipt. According to the information from the company with this addition, of free same-day delivery CarePass members could enjoy access to their prescriptions in a matter of hours. Same-day delivery by Shipt is currently offered at nearly 8,000 CVS Pharmacy stores in 47 states for eligible prescription drug orders with qualifying prescription benefit programs and insurance plans.
“We are committed to delivering innovative health solutions that create a simpler, more accessible experience for patients, customers, and caregivers. CVS Pharmacy has taken a leadership role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by making testing and vaccinations available at locations across the United States,” – the company report.
CarePass Membership Program
- 20% off CVS Health Brand products. Customer discount on 1,000s of products is on ExtraCare card.
- Free same-day Rx delivery. The company allows to have eligible prescriptions and CVS essentials delivered right to the door in hours.
- Free 1 to 2-day shipping. You can order a free deliver, with shipping 1 to 2 day, when you add at least one CarePass eligible item to your basket.
- 24/724 by 7 Pharmacist Helpline to clear up your Rx questions. Clients can get answers to their questions from a trusted pharmacist. They’ll have access to customer CVS Pharmacy prescription information and can tell more about prescription services that can help.
“With the addition of free same-day delivery CarePass members enjoy access to their vital prescriptions in a matter of hours. Members may also add everyday wellness essentials to their prescription delivery, including select items from categories like vitamins, digestive health, pain relief, first aid, grocery and more. Non-CarePass members may also choose same-day prescription delivery for $7.99,”- CVS said.
The Recent Upgrade
This upgrade to the prescription delivery benefit is in addition to a list of already-available benefits of a CarePass membership. Plus, members receive a $10 Promo Reward every month, which can be spent on health, beauty, or everyday essentials in the store or online. CarePass launched nationally in August of 2019 and customers may join in-store and online for just $5 per month, or at a discounted annual membership fee of $48.
“The member response to the CarePass program is tremendous,” said Neela Montgomery, President of CVS Pharmacy and Executive Vice President, CVS Health. “Our goal is to continuously evolve CarePass to meet our customers’ changing needs. By speeding up prescription delivery for CarePass members to a matter of hours, we’re offering additional convenience for the millions of members who’ve opted into the program.”
“We’re thrilled to expand our work with CVS to include free same-day delivery with CarePass, helping to meet the needs of even more CVS Pharmacy patients,” said Shipt CEO, Kelly Caruso. “Our trusted network of 300,000 Shipt Shoppers deliver items safely and with care, which is critical for sensitive items like prescriptions. We look forward to collaborating with CVS Pharmacy on this effort.”