Progressive Care, a Florida-based healthcare services company, started accepting Bitcoin payments for its COVID-19 Rapid Resting services

Progressive Care, a Florida-based healthcare services company, announced today that it has begun accepting Bitcoin payments for COVID-19 Rapid Resting services at its PharmcoRx locations.

Progressive Care now accepting Bitcoin payments for COVID-19 Rapid Testing

As such, US citizens can now pay for a quick COVID-19 test with Bitcoin, thanks to the personalized healthcare and technology company, Progressive Care.

According to the company, the decision was made on the eve of Bitcoin 2021, the world’s largest Bitcoin Conference taking place in Miami this week. The company said the event will attract more than 50,000 visitors to Pharmco’s core market in the Miami metropolitan area, most of whom are tourists.

Alan Jay Weisberg, CEO, and President of Progressive Care noted that the healthcare services company believes in the future of blockchain technology.

He stated:

“We want to extend our market-leading services in rapid COVID-19 testing solutions to those who prefer to pay through Bitcoin. This is an excellent alternative for post-pandemic tourists coming into our communities from abroad. We are happy to invite Bitcoin holders to our locations for all of their COVID-19 testing needs.”

Progressive Care created QR codes for Bitcoin payments to give customers a user-friendly and streamlined experience.

The COVID-19 Rapid Test is provided by PharmcoRx, a subsidiary of Progressive Care. PharmcoRx started accepting crypto payments in 2018, becoming the first pharmacy to offer crypto payment solutions for its pharmaceutical services. The company is now looking forward to expanding its commitment to its COVID-19 testing solutions.

While PharmcoRx’s COVID-19-based PCR test is currently required by most international airlines as a travel requirement, the company hopes to become the leading testing destination for Test solutions. Rapid COVID-19 testing across multiple industries including Fortune 500 global entertainment companies, chain restaurants, corporate employers, and financial institutions.

Since the beginning of this year, large companies and institutional clients around the world have continued to use BTC as a method of payment or reserve asset.

Last month, Sheetz, a family-owned convenience store chain based in the US, announced that it would start accepting BTC as a payment method. In February, Portugal-based electricity retailer Luzboa said it was starting the necessary technological adaptation procedures to allow it to accept Bitcoin payments from customers.

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