Federal employees pay taxes on all wages (subject to the limitations in RS 01401.030) after 12/31/82 for Medicare purposes. Credit these Government Employment Quarters
of Coverage's (GEQC) in the same ways as regular QCs.
Federal employees in an employee or employer, relationship with a Federal Agency at
any time during 01/83 and before 02/83 will receive deemed government QCs (DQCs) for
federal service before 01/83.
Use GEQCs, DQCs, and regular QCs to establish the insured status requirements for
Medicare purposes. If the Federal employee is insured using only regular QCs, no further
development is required.