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Cannon Co. Woman Arrested After Months On The Run From TennCare Fraud Charges

Nashville, TN - After being on the run for almost a year, a Cannon County woman has been arrested a second time for TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping, or using TennCare to go to multiple doctors to obtain controlled substances. The Office of Inspector General, with assistance from the Cannon County Sheriff's Office, today announced the arrest of Kimberly Besner, 39, of Woodbury. She is charged in an indictment issued in January of this year with three counts of fraudulently obtaining controlled substances by doctor shopping for prescriptions for the painkiller Hydrocodone, using TennCare healthcare insurance benefits as payment.


Action Details

  • Date:December 12, 2013
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies