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.