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you are over 65 and have a service-connected disability, you are required to take Medicare Part B...

I don't think that's correct.

VA and Medicare are totally has no connection to the other.

Medicare Part B If You Have VA Benefits

Although it’s not absolutely necessary, it is strongly recommended that any Medicare eligible Veterans and Disabled Veterans enroll in Medicare Part B (Medical Coverage, Dr’s, other outpatient services, etc).

Here's another longer explanation from AARP

My brother has a 20% SCD and elected not to enroll in Medicare B at 65...against my advice.

But hey, the VA is pure Socialized Medicine and so can change by fiat although in my internet search I could find nothing on a Part B requirement for VA eligibility. But if you can find otherwise please provide a link.

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