Warren Co. Woman Charged With TennCare Doctor Shopping
NASHVILLE, TN - A Warren County woman is charged with TennCare fraud in Rutherford County in a case involving prescription drugs. The Office of Inspector General today announced the arrest of Amber L. Briggs, 28, of McMinnville. She is charged with two counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain controlled substances by doctor shopping. An indictment accuses her of going to multiple physicians within a short period of time, receiving prescriptions for the same or similar controlled substances, with the clinical visits or the prescriptions being paid for with TennCare benefits. Briggs turned herself in to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
- Date:April 7, 2014
- Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration
- State Enforcement Agencies