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Providers Take Note: CMS to Hold Special Open Door Forum Related to New Medicare Cards

Starting in April 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will begin to implement significant changes to the look and content of Medicare identification cards.

The most notable change will remove beneficiaries’ Social Security Numbers and replace that number with a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) on the face of the card. CMS is sponsoring a conference call on March 20 from 2-3pm EST to allow providers to ask questions about the new cards. The dial in and conference ID number is as follows: Participant Dial-In Number: 1-800-837-1935, Conference ID #: 4588156. For more information, click here.


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