I lost my medicare card. How do I get a replacement card?

A simple 3 step guide for solving this common Medicare problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Hi there are three different options you can choose. Your first option is go to your local Social Security office and see if they will issue you a replacement card. If that's not an option, you can try the next step.
Or you can call 800-772-1213 and order a new one through the phone.
Or if you want to order the card online, you can either login herehttps://faq.ssa.gov/ics/support/kbanswer.asp?deptID=34019&task=knowledge&questionID=3708 with your previous details, or you can choose to create an account and they will help issue you a replacement card.
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After thousands of Medicare customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: I lost my medicare card. How do I get a replacement card?; Want to get Medicare with out full benefits at age **; I need to know the dates that my mother signed up for Medicare A and B.; I payed $**** in medical bills about * yrs ago am I still able to claim any of that back?; i want to find out if i can hire my personal care aide on my own or do i have to use a company?; How much will the medicare cost for someone who is under social security disability?... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 3 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 13 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Medicare. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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