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Hello and thank you for using Just Answer. A divorced (or separated) parent can deduct medical expenses paid for a child (regardless of which parent claims the personal exemption for the child) if the two parents together provide more than half of the child's support and the child is in the custody of one or both parents for more than half the year [IRC 213(d)(5)]
You can deduct the medical expenses you paid for your child on your federal tax return.