About Author — Reviewed by Artur Dzhurinskiy, PharmD. Artur is passionate about educating people about medications and disease states. In his spare time, he loves to play chess.

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Get Prescription Refill Online

If you are at the end of your medication prescription and need a refill, it sometimes can be difficult or inconvenient to schedule an appointment to see your doctor. Luckily, telehealth sites like Plushcare.com make it easy to get your prescription refilled online without having to leave home.

Doctors at PlushCare can prescribe a refill for up to 90 days for a prescription that has already been previously prescribed.

They can also write new prescriptions for non-controlled substances. Learn more about what prescriptions online doctors can write here.

After you discuss your healthcare needs with the doctor, he or she will determine your need for the medication and for how long to prescribe it.

Read on to learn more about the easy and convenient process of getting a prescription refilled online and how it works.

What Kinds of Medications Can You Get Refilled Online?

There are many medications that can be refilled by a telehealth site like PlushCare. Some common prescriptions may include refills for birth control or cold sores.

Other common medication refills include:

Other medications such as narcotics that are classified as controlled substances are not available for online prescription refills. Some of these medications include:

  • Sedatives and sleep inducers such as Klonapin, Lunestra, Ambien, Xanax, and Ativan
  • Stimulants such as Adderall, Ritalin, or Provigil
  • Medical marijuana
  • Narcotics such as oxycodone, morphine, Percocet, and Vicodin

How Getting a Prescription Refilled Online With PlushCare Works

Getting a prescription online with PlushCare is easy and convenient. In just 3 steps you can get a refill of your prescription.

Step 1: Schedule an appointment to video chat with a PlushCare physician.

Step 2: Video chat with a world-class PlushCare doctor to discuss your medical history, your current medications, and your refill.

Step 3: Pick up your refill from your local pharmacy.

If necessary the doctor may order a blood test or urine sample electronically from the lab closest to you. Just go in for your tests and get your results electronically sent back to your PlushCare doctor.

Will Your Health Insurance Pay For Prescription Refills Online?


Yes, many health insurance companies will cover the cost of prescription refills online.

Just pay your usual copay like you would with your regular primary care physician and PlushCare claims the cost of your appointment with your insurance company. Some health companies that work with telehealth sites like PlushCare include:

  • BCBS
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

Unlike many other telehealth providers, PlushCare accepts health insurance and does not require you to buy a subscription to book appointments and receive refills. Your PlushCare doctor will simply provide you with a consultation and refill and there is no annual fee or monthly charge.

We also accept patients without health insurance for a flat fee of $99 an appointment.

If the doctor is unable to treat you, your appointment is totally free.

Can You Get a Prescription Refilled if You Already Have a Primary Care Provider?

Yes. PlushCare works with your primary care provider and any specialists or other physicians that you may have. If your primary care physician is unavailable, a Plushcare physician can assist you in getting your prescription refilled online

PlushCare is simple, fast and affordable, the way healthcare should be. Find out for yourself how easy prescription refills can be. Book an appointment with a PlushCare physician and get a refill today.

PlushCare takes content accuracy seriously so we can be your trusted source of medical information. Most articles are reviewed by M.D.s, Ph.D.s, NPs, or NDs. Click here to meet the healthcare professionals behind the blog.

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