SENATE BILL 612 – SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER PROTECTION ACT OF 2011
Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 3:53PM
Social Security Number Protection Act of 2011[sic] – Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish and begin to implement procedures to eliminate the unnecessary collection, use, and display of Social Security account numbers of Medicare beneficiaries on Medicare identification cards and communications.
Prohibits a Social Security card also from storing a Social Security account number electronically.
Allows the display of a Social Security number on written or electronic communications only if the Secretary determines that its inclusion on such communications is essential for the operation of the Medicare program.