New Medicare Cards

New Medicare Card

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new, unique Medicare Number is replacing the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on each new Medicare card. Since April 2018, CMS has been mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare on a flow basis, based on geographic location and other factors.

 

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