Wednesday, July 25, 2018

New Medicare Cards

Medicare has begun to mail new ID cards to its millions of members.  The replacement cards will have a new assigned ID number.  These cards don't have your social security number.  The process of mailing new cards will take about a year.

It is important to note that scammers have found another new way to steal from the elderly.  The scammer calls and states you must pay a processing fee before you receive a new card.  Not True!  They may state you are due a refund on old cards so you give them your bank account number so they can deposit the refund into your account ( never give out your bank account number over the phone).

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