Medi-Cal and Medicare patient costs will not be impacted.
If you have Medicare, you will automatically receive your new card in the mail between April and June. You don’t need to do anything or pay anyone to get your new card. Just be sure Social Security has your current address.
Letters from the Social Security Administration inform Medicare beneficiaries about programs to help with out-of-pocket medical and drug expenses
Social Security Administration letters about Medicare are not a scam
President Obama has signed a bill, carried by Rep. Sam Farr to permanently fix the underpayment by Medicare to local doctors.