Loudon Co. Woman Charged with TennCare Fraud
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Loudon County woman is charged in Knox County with doctor shopping for prescription drugs, using TennCare as payment for the pills. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of the Knox County Sheriff's Office, today announced the arrest of April L. Finger, 45, of Loudon. An investigation led to the identification of five different instances in which Ms. Finger failed to disclose to her medical providers that she had been receiving prescriptions for the painkillers hydrocodone and Tramadol from other providers, using TennCare as payment. A review by the Knox County District Attorney's Office led to criminal charges for three counts of TennCare fraud.
- Date:June 4, 2019
- Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
- State Enforcement Agencies