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The FTC wants more information on the purchase of Amazon One Medical

Amazon’s first deal made under new CEO Andy Gacy is being reviewed by the Federal Trade Commission.

in question, Amazon is acquiring primary healthcare organization One Medical for $3.9 billion.

The investigation may delay the completion of the transaction.

A request for additional information was received Friday by One Medical and Amazon as part of the FTC’s review of the merger, according to a filing with securities regulators by One Medical’s parent company based in San Francisco, 1Life Healthcare Inc.

Amazon will buy a medical one for about $3.9 billion

SAN RAFEL, CA – JULY 21: A sign is placed in front of a doctor’s office on July 21, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Amazon has announced plans to acquire healthcare provider One Medical for $3.9 billion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/Reuters Images)

For the past few years, it’s been amazon’s push toward healthcare.

The acquisition of the internet pharmacy PillPack bought for $750 million in 2018.

The preparations were shown in Amazon’s first COVID-19 testing lab. (Hardy Wilson/Amazon)

Amazon announced plans in late July to buy One Medical, a concierge-style medical service with nearly 190 medical practices in 25 markets.

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Last week, the e-commerce giant announced it was shutting down its hybrid virtual homecare service called Amazon Care, a unique medical competitor, because it was failing to meet customer needs.

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Groups calling for tougher antitrust regulations were quick to urge the FTC to block the One Medical merger, arguing it would increase the company’s massive market power.

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Amazon Fulfillment Center. Amazon is the largest online retailer in the United States. (iStock/iStock)

An Amazon spokesperson declined to comment.


The FTC was already investigating Amazon Prime’s registration and cancellation practices and issued civil subpoenas in the matter.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.