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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards. CMS mailed new cards to all people with Medicare which have randomly generated Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) instead of SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICNs).
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