Morgan County (WVLT) - A Morgan County woman is facing charges after investigators say she fraudulently obtained TennCare by altering a prescription.
Investigators with the Officer of the Inspector General say Heather Davis, 20, or Oliver Springs obtained a prescription for the painkiller Oxycodone that was not prescribed to her and used TennCare to pay for it.
The felony charge carries a sentence of up to two years on prison, if convicted.
While announcing the arrest, the Office also said October has been a record breaking month.
Since they began full operations in February 2005, they've arrested over 560 people on charges of TennCare fraud.
Inspector General Deborah Faulkner said this shows we're winning the war against TennCare fraud.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.