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4 Questions about the New Medicare Card

The new Medicare card

                Identity theft is on the rise, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) is taking steps against it. While everyone knows they should protect their social security number, Medicare had always emblazoned that number on the Medicare card, where it was used as each individual’s…

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New Medicare Cards Produce New Scams

Despite all the concern about identity theft, and protecting one’s identity, there has for decades been one card, carried by tens of millions of people, that broadcasts their Social Security number: the Medicare card. For that reason, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have redesigned the card, replacing the Social Security number with…

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