Webinar Feb. 6 on New Medicare Card

Webinar Feb. 6 on New Medicare Card

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Information Technology (OIT) will host a Special Open Door Forum (ODF) to allow Medicaid agencies, Medicaid providers, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), Medicaid partners. and other Medicaid stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about and ask questions regarding CMS’ approach towards changing the Social Security number-based Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICN) to the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI).

The Open Forum will be held Tuesday, February 6 at 2 p.m., eastern time.

Medicare Cards Become Effective April

CMS will cover the background of the New Medicare Card Project, the implementation of new Medicare numbers, the format of the new number, timeline & milestones, the transition period, outreach & education, and what you need to know to get ready for the new number. 

For more information about the New Medicare Project, please visit CMS’ website.

Brad Ericson

Brad Ericson

Director of Publishing at AAPC
Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, has been director of publishing for more than 11 years. Before AAPC he was at Optum for 13 years and Aetna Health Plans prior to that. He has been writing and publishing about healthcare since 1979. He received his Bachelor's in Journalism from Idaho State University and his Master's of Professional Communication degree from Westminster College of Salt Lake City.
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Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, has been director of publishing for more than 11 years. Before AAPC he was at Optum for 13 years and Aetna Health Plans prior to that. He has been writing and publishing about healthcare since 1979. He received his Bachelor's in Journalism from Idaho State University and his Master's of Professional Communication degree from Westminster College of Salt Lake City.

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