Medicare ID cards will remove Social Security numbers in 2018. Medicare is preparing to stop using Social Security numbers for identification next year and will send new cards to patients with Medicare ID numbers. The move is required by a law enacted two years ago to discourage identity theft. Visit: https://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-2017/new-medicare-id-cards.html 

 

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