New Medicare Cards Will Not Display Social Security Numbers

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As a reminder, we strongly encourage you to verify the legitimacy of text messages, emails, or phone calls by people who say they are from Social Security. Please contact your local Social Security office, or call Social Security’s nationwide toll-free customer service at 1‑800-772-1213. (Those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can call Social Security’s TTY number at 1-800-325-0778.) 
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Medicare IDs Will No Longer Include Social Security Numbers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its web page to help health care providers prepare for the change. The agency plans to begin mailing the new cards with Medicare beneficiary identifiers (MBIs) in April 2018. During a transition period through 2019, providers can use the MBIs or health insurance claim numbers (which are based on Social Security numbers) on transactions such as billing and claims.
Source: aarp.org

New Medicare Cards to Debut in 2018

Identity theft has been on the rise among those age 65 and older. According to the latest figures from the Department of Justice, the number of cases reached 2.6 million in 2014, up a half million incidents in just two years.
Source: aarp.org

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