CMS Tells Providers to Use New Medicare Cards Immediately

As loyal NAHC Report readers¬†know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing a new Medicare Card in April, without Social Security Numbers. The cards, which were mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out to every Medicare beneficiary in the United…

New Medicare Card Update from CMS

As you know from previous editions of NAHC Report, there will be new Medicare cards sent out to beneficiaries, with the old Social Security Number identifier replaced with a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). The cards will be sent out on a flow basis, based on geographic location and other factors. This is being done…