No, you do not need an account to use Hippo.
All you have to do is text "Hello" to Hippo.
Here are the step by step instructions.
- Go to your text messages and enter HIPPO (44776) in the phone number field
- In the message field type "hello"
- Hit "send"
When you go to the pharmacy to pick up your medication you’ll need to show your free Hippo card and ID to your pharmacist. It's that simple!