Yes, you can claim expenses as medical expenses paid with your distribution. Also, the early withdrawal (before you reach age 59 1/2 qualifies as an exception to 10% additional tax penalty.
When you enter your form 1099-R into TurboTax (and be sure to enter it exactly as it appears), please answer follow up questions to claim that exception if that's your case.
- Federal Taxes
- Wages and Income
- Scroll down to Retirement Plans and Social Security
- Select IRA, 401(k), Pension Plans (1099-R)