Two Women Charged With TennCare Fraud Ordered To Repay State - One Of The Women Lives In Mississippi, Was On Tenncare
NASHVILLE, TN - A Mississippi woman charged with falsifying statements in order to make herself eligible for TennCare must now repay the state. She and a Maryville woman have been sentenced for committing TennCare fraud. The Office of Inspector General today announced that Angela Brown, 32, of Horn Lake, Mississippi, was ordered to repay the state for benefits she received while she was on TennCare. A Shelby County Criminal Court ordered her to repay a total of $24,337.57 as part of her sentence on charges that she knowingly applied for TennCare benefits even though she lived in Mississippi and was not eligible for the program. District Attorney General Amy P. Weirich prosecuted the case. In a case in upper east Tennessee, a Blount County woman must also repay the state after being accused of receiving TennCare benefits even though she was not eligible. Amanda Church, 26, of Maryville, was ordered to repay $12,834.85, after pleading guilty to TennCare fraud, a Class E felony and theft of services over $1,000, a Class D felony. She also received three years of probation.
- Date:February 18, 2014
- Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
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