New Medicare Card Information

Feb 8, 2018 | Uncategorized

New information has been released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, for new medicare cards, being sent beginning April 1, 2018. Read below for complete details so you can stay informed and know what to expect.nnNew Medicare Card: Web UpdatesnTo help you prepare for the transition to the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) on Medicare cards beginning April 1, 2018, review the new information about remittance advices.nnBeginning in October 2018, through the transition period, when providers submit a claim using a patient’s valid and active Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN), CMS will return both the HICN and the MBI on every remittance advice. Here are examples of different remittance advices:n

nFind more new information on the New Medicare Card provider webpage.nnNew Medicare Card: When Will My Medicare Patients Receive Their Cards?nStarting April 2018, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare on a flow basis, based on geographic location and other factors. Learn more about the Mailing Strategy. Also starting April 2018, your patients will be able to check the status of card mailings in their area on More Information:n

nThis article provided by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.