TMA, Other Healthcare Groups Concerned About Medicare Card Change

TMA has signed on to a letter to the administrator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services laying out concerns about planned changes to Medicare cards.

TMA is one of 90 healthcare organizations across the country that have signed on to a letter laying out concerns about a plan to remove Social Security Numbers from Medicare card and replace existing Health Insurance Claim Numbers on the cards with new Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers. HICNs are based on an individual’s Social Security Number while MBI’s won’t be connected to Social Security Numbers.

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