Amazon Cuts Prime Prices For Medicaid Recipients To $5.99/Month

Amazon will offer a low-cost version of its Prime membership program to qualifying recipients of Medicaid. The program will trim the cost of Prime down from $10.99 per month to $5.99 per month, while still offering the full range of Prime perks.

The new program expands on the discounted Prime service for customers on government assistance that was launched in June 2017. For the same price of $5.99 per month, Amazon offers Prime memberships to any U.S. customer with a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card — the card that’s used…