use the health card that you get from your Medicare. Advantage plan provider for
your health care. Also, you might have to pay a monthly premium for your Medicare. Advantage plan because of the extra benefits it offers. You can enroll
in a Medicare Advantage plan during your initial enrollment period (as explained
What is Medicare? Medicare is a federal health insurance plan for people who
are age 65 or older. People who are disabled or have permanent kidney failure
can get. Medicare at any age. Medicare has four parts—A, B, C, and. D. Part A (
hospital insurance) is free for insured people and helps pay for inpatient hospital
Apply for Medicare;. • Apply for Extra Help with your Medicare · prescription drug
costs;. • Use our benefit planners to calculate your · retirement, disability, and
survivors benefits;. • Replace a Medicare card; and. • Find answers to frequently ·
asked questions. By creating an online my Social Security account, you can also:.
Personal identity theft affects a large and growing number of seniors. People age
65 or older are increasingly the victims of this type of crime. This is why the
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (CMS) is readying a fraud prevention
initiative that removes Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards. Our aim is
You asked, and we listened. You're getting a new Medicare card! Between April.
2018 and April 2019, we'll be removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare
cards and mailing each person a new card. This will help keep your information
more secure and help protect your identity. You'll get a new Medicare Number …
Medicare will mail new Medicare cards between April 2018 – April 2019. Your
card will have a new Medicare Number instead of a Social Security Number.
Make sure your mailing address is up to date so you get your new card. Visit ssa.
gov/myaccount or call. 1-800-772-1213 (TTY:1-800-325-0778) to correct your
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is removing Social Security
numbers from Medicare cards. This package includes important information
about our work to assign new identification numbers and issue new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare beginning in. April 2018. We want to be sure
that you …
IF YOU GET BENEFITS. Create a mySocial Security account and: • Get your
benefit verification letter;. • Check your benefit and payment information and your
earnings record;. • Change your address and phone number;. • Start or change
direct deposit of your benefit payment; and. • Get a replacement SSA-1099/
As you help people with Medicare, here are some key messages to share about
the new Medicare card: • Medicare will mail new cards between. April 2018 –
April 2019. • To help prevent identity theft, new cards won't include Social Security numbers. Instead, each person will get a new unique Medicare Number.
Jan 31, 2017 … If you get SSA benefits. • Get your benefit verification letter. • Check benefit
payment information. • Get copies of your SSA-1099. • Change your address/
phone number. • Start or change your direct deposit. • Replacement Medicare Card. •Learn more at www.socialsecurity.gov …
May 25, 2017 … The Medicare card acts like any other health insurance card. The Medicare card
shows the Medicare beneficiary's name, Medicare claim number (identification
number), and the part(s) of Medicare in which the beneficiary is enrolled.
Individuals should contact the Social Security Administration (SSA) to …
and security: the Department of Labor, the Social Security. Administration … add
to 401(k) and other retirement accounts. Check your. Social Security. Statement
online every year for earnings accuracy and to learn what your estimated benefits
will be. …. the directions when you get your Medicare card to let. Medicare know …
Sep 10, 2013 …MEDICARE. INFORMATION. TECHNOLOGY. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services. Needs to Pursue a. Solution for Removing. Social Security. Numbers
from Cards. Report to Congressional Requesters. September 2013. GAO-13-761.
United States Government Accountability Office …
Medicare Part B reimbursement? Answer: They are eligible if they are covered on
your health plan and enrolled in Medicare Part B. A copy of their Medicare card (
along with your name and Social Security number) must be sent to the Health
Benefits Program, 40 Rector Street Third Floor, Attn: Medicare Unit, New York,
□No. If yes, please complete the following. If no, proceed to Section II. Full Name
: (Please print the name exactly as it appears on your SSN or Medicare card if
available.) Medicare Claim Number: Date of Birth. (Mo/Day/Year). – -. Social Security Number: (If Medicare Claim Number is Unavailable). – -. Sex. □Female.
Medicare and. Other Insurance for People with Disabilities. February 2017.
Becoming Eligible for Medicare: When you are entitled to Social Security
disability benefits … If you have questions about your Medicare eligibility and
enrollment, you … receiving disability benefits, you will receive a Medicare card
showing the date.