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THE NEW MEDICARE CARD IS COMING

Click on the above link to learn more about the implementation of the new Medicare card and new Medicare number

From April 2018 to April 2019, older adults will receive new Medicare cards from CMS. To help protect elders from identity theft, these new cards will replace social security numbers with Medicare numbers that are unique to each beneficiary. This webinar focuses on the implementation of the new Medicare card and its impact throughout Indian Country. 

Click on the New Medicare Card Fact Sheet to help prepare and learn 10 Things to know about your new Medicare Card.

Follow the CMS Medicare messaging guidelines  to share these changes with elders in your community. To help prevent identity theft, remind elders to guard their cards.   

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