New Medicare cards to be issued, beginning April 1
From Mayo News Center
On April 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin mailing new Medicare cards. Note these changes on the new cards:
Mailing of the new cards will be staggered, and all new cards should be mailed by April 2019.
Below are samples of the old card at left and the new card at right:
Once the new Medicare arrive, it is important to provide the card or information on it when receiving care. With Epic it may be possible to enter the new Medicare number through the patient portal (MyChart). It is also important to have a current address on file with the Social Security Administration.