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Davidson Co. Woman Charged With TennCare Doctor Shopping

Nashville, TN - A Davidson County woman is charged in a Lincoln County indictment with TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping, or using the state's Medicaid program to go to multiple doctors in order to obtain prescriptions for a controlled substance. The Office of Inspector General, assisted by Metro Nashville Police, today announced the arrest of Sherry Ryan, 32, of Nashville. She's charged with two counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain a controlled substance by doctor shopping. In addition, Ryan was charged with two counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.


Action Details

  • Date:December 16, 2013
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies