CMS recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers to people with Medicare. The new cards support the agency’s work to protect personal identity and reduce fraud and abuse. The post CMS Finalizes New Medicare Card Distribution Ahead of Deadline appeared first on RCM Answers.
CMS started mailing new Medicare cards to people with Medicare who live in Wave 6 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The post New Medicare Card Mailing Update Wave 6 Begins, Wave 4 Ends appeared first on RCM Answers.
CMS started mailing new Medicare cards to people with Medicare who live in Wave 4 states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The post New Medicare Card Mailing Update – Wave 4 Begins, Wave 2 Ends appeared first on RCM Answers.
There are times when a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) may change. People with Medicare or their authorized representatives can request an MBI change. CMS can also initiate a change to an MBI (for example, if the MBI is compromised). The post New Medicare Card: MBI Changes appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Crystal Ewing – While there is a 21-month transition period from 4/1/18 to 12/31/19, the phased roll-out of new cards began last month. However, until the transition period ends, you’ll need to accept either number. The post Medicare ID Card Changes: 3 Steps to Help You Prepare appeared first on RCM Answers.
WEDI, in conjunction with CMS, has developed a brief survey to gauge industry awareness and readiness for the changes related to the New Medicare Card Project implementation that will start on April 1. Take the survey! The post New Medicare Card Project Readiness Survey appeared first on RCM Answers.
CMS is removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards to help fight identity theft and safeguard taxpayer dollars. The post New Medicare Card (formerly called SSNRI) appeared first on RCM Answers.
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