Individual Income Tax
Medical Care Insurance Subtraction

  1. Can the amount paid by an individual for premiums for Badger Care be used for the subtraction for medical care insurance?

  1. Can the amount paid by an individual for premiums for Badger Care be used for the subtraction for medical care insurance?

    Yes. Wisconsin law provides a subtraction from income for all or a portion of the amount paid for medical care insurance by an individual. "Medical care insurance" is defined as a medical care insurance policy that covers the individual, his or her spouse, and the individual's dependents and provides surgical, medical, hospital, major medical, or other health service coverage. Based on this definition, premiums paid by an individual for Badger Care qualify for the subtraction for medical care insurance.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Customer Service Bureau
P.O. Box 8949
Madison, WI 53708-8949
Phone: (608) 266-2486
Fax: (608) 267-1030
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Last updated December 17, 2013