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Amazon Cuts The Cost of Prime For Medicaid Recipients

A young woman is sitting in her kitchen and is loking at her receipts at home while using a smart phoneDo you receive Medicaid? As of today, that means you can get Amazon Prime for as little as $5.99 a month. (Totally $71.88 a year.) This will give you full access to all Amazon Prime perks including two-day shipping on millions of products, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Photos, Prime Reading, Prime Now, Audible Channels, and more.

This is an expansion of the Amazon discounted Prime service for Americans on government assistance launched back in 2017. Any Prime members with an EBT card can get Prime for $5.99 also. Now though anyone receiving Medicaid can also take advantage of the program as long as you have a Medicaid card Amazon says.

“We know when people try Prime they love it, because they save time and money with low prices on millions of items, unlimited access to premium videos and music, and fast, convenient delivery,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime. “We designed this membership option for customers receiving government assistance to make our everyday selection and savings more accessible, including the many conveniences and entertainment benefits of Prime.”

Save with Prime: In addition to unlimited free two-day shipping on more than 50 million eligible items, Prime members also receive unlimited access to the following benefits at no additional cost:

  • Prime Video: Unlimited access to tens of thousands of movies and TV shows
  • Prime Music: More than two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations
  • Prime Photos: Unlimited photo storage to preserve family memories
  • Prime Reading: A rotating selection of free e-books and magazines
  • Audible Channels for Prime: Premium original podcasts, audio series and audiobooks exclusively from Audible
  • Kindle First: A free pre-release e-book each month
  • Twitch Prime: In-game loot on Twitch and 20 percent off pre-release digital games
  • Early Access: Exclusive early access to select Lightning Deals
  • Savings: Discounts on select products including 20 percent off diaper subscriptions
  • Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery: One million products, order by noon and get them today in eligible zip codes
  • Prime Now: Free two-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items in eligible zip codes

Source: TechCrunch 

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