Tennessee man could get two years in prison for TennCare Fraud

NASHVILLE, Tenn(WVLT) – A Franklin County man is charged in Coffee County with TennCare fraud for selling prescription drugs paid for by TennCare.

The Office of Inspector General, along with the Manchester Police and the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alfred Dean Hill, 54, of Decherd.

Hill was indicted on charges that he fraudulently obtained TennCare healthcare insurance benefits by going to a TennCare provider and obtaining prescriptions for the painkillers Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, while planning to sell at least part of the prescription. Hill was charged with two counts of TennCare fraud.

The TennCare fraud charge against Hill could result in a two year sentence, if convicted. District Attorney General C. Michael Layne is prosecuting.


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