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Jurisdiction J Transition

On January 27, 2018, the transition of Part A to Palmetto will be completed.  Part B will remain with Cahaba until February 24, 2018. The toll free number that Part A and Part B callers have been using will remain the same during the transition and after.  Cahaba has made changes to the IVR system to route Part A callers to Palmetto GBA starting 01/27/2018.

New Medicare Card Project

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid are removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards to prevent fraud, fight identity theft, and keep taxpayer dollars safe. A new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on the new Medicare cards.

CMS Quick Links

CMS has a vast amount of information available on their website.  Located under the Education tab, CMS Quick Links are available on the Cahaba website for many their most popular Medicare topics.  Check it out!

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