CMS Updates Info on New Medicare Cards

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out a brief update on the new Medicare cards that were shipped out to all beneficiaries from April 2018 to April 2019. You can find the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) on the remittance advice of a prior claim or from your Medicare Administrative Contractor’s portal (get access…

CMS to Hold Open Door Forum on the New Medicare Cards

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold an Open Door Forum to discuss the new Medicare cards on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. As loyal NAHC Report readers know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing a new Medicare Card in April,…

CMS Open Door Forum on New Medicare Cards

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a Open Door Forum on the new Medicare Cards that the federal government began shipping to beneficiaries in April of this year. The Open Door Forum will take place on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. Please dial in at least 15…

New Medicare Card Updates

As loyal NAHC Report readers know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing a new Medicare Card in April, with new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) replacing the Social Security Numbers. The cards, which were mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out…

New Medicare Cards – Next Wave Begins, Use MBI like HICN

As loyal NAHC Report readers know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing a new Medicare Card in April, with new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) replacing the Social Security Numbers. The cards, which were mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out…

Why is there a QR Code on the New Medicare Cards?

As loyal NAHC Report readers know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing a new Medicare Card in April, with new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) replacing the Social Security Numbers. The cards, which were mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out…

New Medicare Cards Are Going Out. When Can You Use Them?

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…

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…

Scammers Already Targeting New Medicare Cards

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

CMS to Hold New Open Door Forum on Medicare Card Project

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a special Open Door Forum (ODF) conference call to allow State Medicaid agencies, Medicaid providers, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), Medicaid partners and other Medicaid stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about and ask questions regarding CMS’s approach towards changing the Social Security Number-based Health Insurance…