Medicare Card Scams Make Comeback

Medicare Card Scams Make Comeback

April 23, 2021

Starting in April 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began distributing new Medicare cards that replaced the Social Security-based Medicare number with a new randomly generated Medicare number in an effort to reduce Medicare and Social Security fraud and abuse. By now, all beneficiaries should have the new paper cards. There are no new efforts underway to replace the cards. Read a news story.
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