Card Scammers Alert
There have been reports of scammers claiming to be representatives from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services asking for numbers on the new Medicare card so it can be activated. The number scammers are referring to is the unique identification numbers known as your Medicare Beneficiary Identifier.
Your Medicare card is ready to use on the day you receive it. No activation is required. If you happen to receive a call by someone asking for you MBI number, do not give it out. Simply hang up and call your local police department.