Here's an informational video about the new Medicare Cards
Recent News: The New Medicare Cards for NYS have begun to be mailed out to recipients starting 7/24/18. This process will take approximately a month or more for all New York Medicare recipients to get their NEW Medicare Card. Be on the lookout for the mail, the envelope will appear as in the pictures below.
**Please also beware of scams as demonstrated on this page and report any scams to prevent others from falling victim to these scams.**
Information About the New Medicare Cards:
Medicare is has begun mailing the NEW Medicare cards. The new cards will have a new, unique Medicare Number instead of a Social Security Number. Make sure your mailing address is up-to-date. If you need to update your address, visit https://ssa.gov/myaccount or 1-800-772-1213. TTY users can call 1- 800-325-0778.
Not sure what to expect when your new Medicare Card Comes in the mail? We’re providing images of what the envelope and letter will look like to prevent yourself from being scammed by incorrect mailings.
If someone calls you unexpectedly saying they “work with” or represent Medicare and need your card Number or other personal information, hang up! Medicare will only call you if you’ve called and left a message or if a representative said that someone will call you back. Protect yourself from scams: https://medicare.gov/fraud.