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In 2018, New Medicare Cards are Coming

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New Medicare Cards are set to arrive in 2018

Due to the rising issues of identity theft in the country, the Social Security Administration fears that the current Medicare cards labeled with beneficiaries social security numbers are a high risk. A bill signed in 2015, by President Obama gives the Department of Health and Human Services until 2019, to remove all SSN from Medicare cards. The four year initiative is called the Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI) will replace all current Medicare cards with a unique 11 character identification number that will be used instead.

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Are You Ready for MACRA?

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How you and your practice get paid is soon going to change. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, or MACRA, is remodeling the way providers are reimbursed for Medicare services. While this may not affect everyone who bills for Medicare services, it will greatly impact smaller offices and those not equipped with the proper software and Electronic Health Records systems (EHR). The change will force those practices that are eligible for the program to adapt or outsource their billing to a medical billing company who can support the technology needed to report the information correctly.

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