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Mississippi Woman Must Repay Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Mississippi woman charged with lying to the state in order to obtain TennCare healthcare insurance benefits is now order to repay the state program for payments made on her behalf. The Office of Inspector General today announced a judgment against 51-year old Joann Shorter, also known as Joann Moore, of Walls, Mississippi. She was arrested in March of this year when she was charged in connection with falsifying statements in order to appear eligible for TennCare. A Shelby County Criminal Court has ordered Shorter to pay restitution in the amount of $12,452.00, along with five years of supervised judicial diversion.


Action Details

  • Date:August 26, 2014
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies