Medicare Replacement Card

How to Order Replacement Medicare cards

Haven’t got your Medicare Card? You may need a replacement card if you require any medical assistance. The main factors of why you have not got your card are normally being stolen, lost, destroyed some how or simply your card never arrived. You will need the following information to receive your Medicare replacement card:

· Your name
· Date of birth
· Social security number
· Your last payment amount or the month and year of your last payment (if you received benefits in the past year)
· Telephone number
· You also may need your place of birth and mother’s maiden name for identity purposes

There are many ways to receive your replacement card. You can call the Social Security Administration on (800) 722 1213, or call in at one of their many offices. Another way is to use the power of the World Wide Web. Just go to to apply for a replacement card, then you will have the proof that you belong to the Medicare program. If the state originally issued you the card, you will have to speak to the local Medicaid office.

You will be happy to know the SSA,s Medicare card replacement site is very secure. All information is treated with the up most care, encrypting personal information for confidentiality and peace of mind. Once the online form is filled in, it is delivered electronically to the Social Security Association. This avoids snail-mail, letting the Health Care Financing Administration to process the form and post your replacement card out that much sooner.

Even when applying on line you will still have to wait around 30 days for the replacement card to arrive in the mail. If a circumstance turns up where you need the card as proof, you can always request a letter which takes about 10 days to arrive.

Any changes to your personal information must be reported to the SSA, if you have moved and not informed them, the card will end up somewhere else and you will probably have to go through the whole procedure again. The Medical Card Replacement website is very secure and best of all easy to use. So it is recommended that this be your first call of action when requiring a replacement Medicare card.

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