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Policy Updates Blog posts

July 19, 2017
by Simon Hughes

Social Security Numbers Will No Longer be on Medicare Identification Cards as of April 2018

What did you say? Currently, each traditional Medicare (MC) enrollee has an identification card with a Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICN) (i.e. policy number). For the clear majority of MC beneficiaries, the HICN is the patient’s social security number (SSN) followed by the letter “A” (for beneficiary), with some exceptions, such as “B” for spouse […]