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My Social Security deductions for Medicare B and D were in excess of SS guidelines basis MAGI. May I take these excesses as a tax credits or deductions? And if so, how?

The premiums deducted from my gross Social Security payments for 2018 for Medicare B and D were in excess of SS guidelines basis my MAGI. 

May I take the excess amounts of these Medicare B and D premiums as tax credits? And if so, how may the excess amounts of these premiums be taken as tax credits? 

May I take the excess amounts of these Medicare B and D premiums as tax deductions? And if so, how may the excess amounts of these premiums be taken as tax deductions?

Level 15

Retirement tax questions

You claim the actual premiums that you paid as a Medical deduction.  However, if they are already listed on your SSA-1099, do not enter them again anywhere else