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Your New Medicare Card is On the Way

CMS notifying those in Medicare about their new cards

May 3, 2018 - Medicare notifying by email those on Medicare about the new membership cards without Social Security numbers that will soon be in your mailbox.

Below is the text of the emails being sent (You can get on email list by visiting https://www.medicare.gov/.)

 

You may have heard that we started mailing new Medicare cards to everyone with Medicare. Hang tight — mailing takes some time across the country, and you might get your card at a different time than friends or neighbors in your state.

We’ve got 3 ways for you to find out when you should expect your new Medicare card in the mail:

  • Check out the map on Medicare.gov/NewCard. Keep coming back to check the status of card mailings in your state. Remember, once card mailings begin in your state, it’ll take about a month to finish.  

  • Keep an eye on your email. We’ll send you an email update when new Medicare cards start mailing in your state.

  • Log in to your MyMedicare.gov account to see if your new card has mailed. Don’t have an account yet? Sign up now at MyMedicare.gov — it’s a free, secure, and easy way to access all your Medicare information in one place.

Want to learn more about your new Medicare card? Here are 10 things you should know. Read up so you’re ready before your new card arrives!

Sincerely,

The Medicare Team

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NOTE: This was announcement of new card reported last year

Medicare & Medicaid News

Your new Medicare card with new number to remember is in works

Social Security numbers disappear to combat fraud says Medicare

June 19, 2017 – For senior citizens who like change, if there is one, the program underway at Medicare will provide some joy. All the rest may have trouble welcoming it into their lives, because it is giving us all a new number on our Medicare cards to remember. Up until now Medicare has used our Social Security number but this is all changing as part of a new fraud prevention program by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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