I lost my Medicare card. How do I get a new one?

If you lose your card, call 1-800-Medicare or visit the Medicare website immediately to get a new one.

Please protect your Medicare card just as you would a credit card. Your Medicare card in the wrong hands can be used to submit fraudulent claims.

Important Links:

Medicare Website

Social Security Administration

Medicare Check-Up Days - The Medicare Check-Up Days sponsored by the Ohio Department of Insurance and its Senior Health Insurance Information Program allow Ohio seniors to receive accurate information on Medicare and Medicare Part D plans as well as receive help with enrollment and review of existing plans. Click on the link to find out when a Check-Up day will be held in your community

I recently moved to another state. How do I update my address with Medicare?

To protect you and ensure your receipt of your benefits, please let your Social Security office know that your address has changed. The number for the Social Security Administration is 1-800-772-1213.

Does Medicare Part B pay for prescription drugs?

Currently, Medicare does not include a prescription drug benefit. However, if coverage guidelines are met, Medicare allows payment for some immunosuppressive, oral, anti-emetic and nebulizer drugs. The Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 requires Medicare suppliers to accept assignment on Medicare-covered drugs.

Will Medicare call me to verify my Social Security number? 

Medicare will never call to verify your Social Security number or ask any other personal questions. Please also keep in mind that the new Medicare issued cards will not have your Social Security number. If you have any questions, please call my Wilmington District Office at (937) 283-7049. 

Would Medicare allow payment for a wheelchair or Power Operated Vehicle (POV)?

Medicare wheelchair and POV coverage guidelines indicate that in order to allow payment for a wheelchair, a person with Medicare must meet certain criteria determined by your physician.

For the most up to date information, visit the Medicare Website.

If you would like my help with a Medicare or Marketplace issue, please fill out the Authorization Form, print and sign it, and mail or fax it to my office..

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