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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Industry Notes: Keep on Top of the Medicare Card Number Transition


- Published on Thu, Nov 02, 2017

As confusion continues to ebb and flow over new Medicare beneficiary numbers, CMS offers more guidance and an open door forum for Medicaid providers and their staffs.

Now: Currently, beneficiaries’ Medicare cards contain their Social Security numbers (SSNs) as the primary identifiers. The SSNs also work as the Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN).

Next: However due to a rise in [...]

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