How do I get a Medicare card?

How do I get a Medicare card?
You can apply for a Medicare card beginning three months prior to your birth date in one of the following three ways:
  • Apply at your local Social Security Office
  • Visit
  • Speak to a Social Security representative by phone at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778). Representatives are available 7 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday.

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How do I get a Medicare card?