Self-pay healthcare marketplace Sesame announced its teaming up with Costco to provide the wholesaler’s members virtual and in-person healthcare at a discounted price through Sesame’s network of providers.
Sesame’s direct-payment healthcare marketplace provides consumers access to telehealth and in-person services, including mental health consultations and urgent care visits. The service is offered to individuals without health insurance or those with high-cost deductibles.
Through the partnership, Costco members will have access to virtual primary care for $29, virtual mental health therapy for $79, 10% off all of Sesame’s services, and health check-ups for $72, which includes a standard lab panel and virtual follow-up consultation with a healthcare provider.
THE LARGER TREND
In 2021, the telehealth marketplace added an online pharmacy to its platform, dubbed SesameRx, with prescriptions starting at $5 with free delivery.