On Your Side Alert: Protecting your Medicare card from crooks

(By – Gray Hall, www.nbc12.com) 

If you’re nearing the age of 65, then you probably know you will soon be eligible for Medicare. What you many not know is that the number on your card is identical to your Social Security Number. A viewer Called 12 after making the discovery and wanted to alert others.

Delores Nix says when she received her Medicare card in the mail, her jaw dropped. “I looked at it and I am going, ‘This is my Social Security Number. Why would my Social Security Number be on this card?'” she says.  Read more…

 

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