New to Medicare?

You will receive your Medicare card in the mail 3 months prior to eligibility. The Medicare card will include your name, Medicare claim number, the type of coverage you have (Part A, Part B, or both), and the date your coverage starts.

This is what your card will look like:


Need it Replaced? Social Security's website: Replacement Card or call Social Security at:

Their online business hours are:

Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. until 1 a.m.
Saturday: 5 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Holidays: 5 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Or by telephone during normal buisness hours:

: 1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227)

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