Woman could get two years for doctor shopping

RUTHERFORD CO. Tenn.(WVLT)--A Rutherford County woman is facing charges for TennCare fraud involving “doctor shopping.”

The Office of Inspector General, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and the Middle Tennessee District of the U.S. Marshall Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Adriane Dearing, 29, of Murfreesboro. She is charged with four counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain a controlled substance by “doctor shopping.”

In the five years since getting the authority to go after people using TennCare to doctor shop the OIG has arrested hundreds of people.

The TennCare fraud charge against Dearing could result in a two year sentence if convicted.

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