Medicare has begun to mail new ID cards to its more than 60 million members. However, according to a recent survey by AARP, more than 75 percent of those on Medicare know little or nothing about the initiative to use newly assigned ID numbers in place of their Social Security number as their identification. This lack of knowledge could leave those eligible for Medicare vulnerable to scam artists. Here’s what you need to know.
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