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Davidson Co. Woman Charged 2nd Time With TennCare Doctor Shopping

NASHVILLE, TN - A Davidson County woman is charged in Franklin County with TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping, or using TennCare to go to multiple doctors in a short time frame to obtain controlled substances. The Office of Inspector General today announced the arrest of Sherry Ryan, 32, of Nashville. A Franklin County Grand Jury charged her with three counts of fraudulently obtaining TennCare controlled substance benefits to which she was not entitled by doctor shopping. Ryan is accused of obtaining the painkiller Hydrocodone in physician office visits that were paid for by TennCare.


Action Details

  • Date:April 2, 2014
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies