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Tipton Co. Woman Charged With TennCare "Doctor Shopping"

NASHVILLE, TN - A Tipton County woman is charged with TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping, or using the state's Medicaid program to go to multiple doctors to obtain controlled substances. The Office of Inspector General today announced the arrest of Misty Benard Jones, 34, of Covington. She is charged with two counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain controlled substances by doctor shopping, using TennCare as payment. Jones used TennCare benefits to pay for the controlled substance and the clinical visit.


Action Details

  • Date:March 12, 2014
  • Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies