NEW MEDICARE CARDS ISSUED 2018!!
Medicare ID cards will remove Social Security numbers in 2018.
Medicare is preparing to stop using Social Security numbers for identification next year and will send NEW Medicare cards to all Medicare beneficiaries. The move is required by a law enacted two years ago to discourage identity theft.
Medicare will remove Social Security numbers from all cards by April, 2018. Medicare plans a "wide-scale outreach" to let beneficiaries know that they need to bring there new Medicare cards to Medical providers after they receive them. More information can be found at www.ssa.gov
You can also register on this site and get your personal information regarding Medicare and Social Security.
Update from http://oig.ssa.gov/newsroom/blog/apr29-medicare-card-SSN
Michael King, REBC
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