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December 16, 2019

When to Use the MBI

Effective January 1, 2020, the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will be required for all transactions submitted to Medicare including (not all inclusive):

CGS encourages suppliers to use the MBI for all workloads. However, there are a few exceptions when you can use either the HICN after January 1, 2020, if you are unable to obtain the MBI:

As the transition period comes to a close, be sure to keep up with the latest information. Click here for all things MBI!

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