New Medicare Card – Wave 6 Begins – Beware of Scams

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) started mailing new Medicare cards to people with Medicare who live in Wave 6 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. This will continue through mid-October.

People on Medicare can access for information about the mailings and can access a “New Card, Same Guard” fraud ad posted on YouTube and accessible from the Your Medicare Card and Medicare fraud pages (Related Resources à Guard your Medicare card).

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