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The new Medicare Card starting in April 2018

Beginning in April of 2018, Medicare will implement a New Medicare Card for everyone. This process will take until 2020 to complete. The article will explain what to expect going into the future.

PLEASE NOTE::: If you will be turning 65 in 2018, enroll into Medicare now. Allowing ample time for you to receive the new card that will be issued after April, 2018. Enrollees’ with a birth month of January, February or March will receive the current card.

Enrollment can be done online. Click on the Social Security web site:  

Or you may call Social Security directly —
You can call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
By calling 1-800-772-1213, you can use our automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day. If you cannot handle your business through our automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Generally, you’ll have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Article written By Allison Bell Insurance Editor ThinkAdvisor


Richard Goodrum RICP®
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