CMS Issues New Medicare Cards for 2018

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has started issuing new Medicare cards, which it will mail out. Because identity theft has been on the rise, the new cards will no longer include your Social Security number. This should reduce the chances of someone stealing your identity should you lose your wallet and all of its contents. Identity theft has affected retirees disproportionately, which is a growing problem. In 2014, 2.6 million individuals aged 65 and over were identity theft victims, compared with 2.2 million the year prior. The following are all the details you’ll need, thanks to the American…
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