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RustyShackleford
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Focusing my question:

1. Are my Medicare B premiums considered to be for a “subsidized group health plan through employer” (which is disqualifying for SEHID) since they are required as part of my employer-sponsored retiree Medicare Advantage plan ?

2. Is that Medicare Advantage plan itself considered a “subsidized group health plan through employer” or is it simply a “group discounted policy” ?

3. If the answer to #1 is to my advantage (“no”), am I able to deduct the Medicare B premiums for the months after I became married to a spouse who had a “subsidized group health plan through employer” ? Normally the answer would be “no”, except I’m not sure I was eligible to join her plan, since I was already on Medicare. Maybe a question for her employee health insurance provider.