Kentucky Nurse Charged with TennCare Fraud, Forgery

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Russellville, Kentucky, nurse on charges of fraud and forgery. After receiving a referral from the TennCare Office of Program Integrity (OPI) in May 2018, TBI Agents … Continue reading Kentucky Nurse Charged with TennCare Fraud, Forgery

Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for TennCare Fraud

MEMPHIS – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of Tara Brown for TennCare Fraud. At the request of the Bureau of TennCare, Office of Program Integrity, TBI Agents began an investigation into the TennCare billing activities of Tara Brown, DOB 8/10/1988, of Memphis, TN. The … Continue reading Memphis Woman Indicted, Arrested for TennCare Fraud

Former Mental Health Counselor Charged in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a former TennCare provider accused of billing for services she did not provide. After receiving information from authorities at TennCare, TBI Agents began investigating Thelma Dees-Johnson on October 26, 2011. Dees-Johnson, a Licensed Professional Counselor, was … Continue reading Former Mental Health Counselor Charged in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a nurse accused of falsifying records, resulting in fraudulent claims to TennCare. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Health, Agents began investigating Brenda Shields (DOB 4-4-70) on March 14th. During the course of the … Continue reading Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

East Tennessee Pharmacist Indicted on Healthcare Fraud Charges

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has led to the indictment of a pharmacist on healthcare fraud charges. In January 2013, TBI Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, working alongside the U.S. … Continue reading East Tennessee Pharmacist Indicted on Healthcare Fraud Charges

TBI Case Yields TennCare Fraud Charge for Childhood Speech Therapist

KNOXVILLE – A Russellville woman who works as a speech pathologist has been indicted on a TennCare Fraud charge following an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. TBI Agents began investigating Charla Jean Lewis Douglas on February 19, 2013. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that Douglas, … Continue reading TBI Case Yields TennCare Fraud Charge for Childhood Speech Therapist

Speech Pathologist Pleads Guilty in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

KNOXVILLE – This week, in a deal to avoid an extensive indictment, a Kingsport speech pathologist pleaded guilty in an ongoing investigation by Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Agents began investigating Lisa H. Phillips on July 1, 2013, after receiving information from her employer at the time, Curlee Communication … Continue reading Speech Pathologist Pleads Guilty in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

Former Caretaker Facing Theft, Abuse Charges Following TBI Medicaid Fraud Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained indictments for a woman accused of mistreating a Davidson County TennCare recipient in her care. After receiving information from the Department of Human Services’ Adult Protective Services unit, TBI Special Agents began investigating Brandie Lynn Carver on January 22nd. … Continue reading Former Caretaker Facing Theft, Abuse Charges Following TBI Medicaid Fraud Case

Hawkins County Dentist, Daughter Nabbed in TBI TennCare Fraud Case

JOHNSON CITY – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained indictments for a Rogersville dentist and his daughter accused of committing TennCare fraud. After receiving information from the Rogersville Police Department, TBI Agents began investigating Ronald James on February 5th. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed … Continue reading Hawkins County Dentist, Daughter Nabbed in TBI TennCare Fraud Case