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How do I request another Medicare membership card?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

You can request another Medicare membership card from the Social Security office. The simplest way is online at www.socialsecurity.gov. But if you’re not like Bill Gates and prefer to do things on paper or over the phone, you can call or visit your local Social Security office. Your new card should arrive in about four weeks. Do not give your Social Security number to anyone but your doc or hospital.

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