Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 1:55 PM
CMS is issuing new Medicare Cards to every Medicare beneficiary. It will not include social security numbers, in hopes to prevent fraud & abuse.
The card will have an 11-digit unique, randomly-assigned Medicare number. CMS will begin mailing the new cards in April 2018. There will be a 21-month transition period where healthcare providers can use either the old or new card.
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