Nurse Practitioner Charged Following TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

LAWRENCEBURG – Working alongside investigators from the office of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI Agents assigned to its Medicaid Fraud Control Division have obtained indictments for a nurse practitioner accused of fraudulently issuing prescriptions for scheduled drugs. The investigation into Patsy Burks (DOB 9-5-53) began in July of 2020, when allegations surfaced surrounding … Continue reading Nurse Practitioner Charged Following TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

Joint Investigation Results in Indictment of Sevierville Doctor and Two Patients

Updated 11/12/20 at 5:30 p.m. (ET) - A fourth person has been indicted in connection with this case. Patricia Sue Campbell (DOB 11/2/53) is charged with one count of Fabricating Evidence. Today, she was arrested and booked into the Sevier County Jail. Updated at 12:10 p.m. (ET) to include a photo of Christy Stiles. SEVIER … Continue reading Joint Investigation Results in Indictment of Sevierville Doctor and Two Patients

Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

CLAIBORNE COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division and the Tazewell Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Knoxville woman on fraud and identity theft charges. In March 2018, after receiving information from Adult Protective Services regarding possible TennCare fraud, TBI Agents began … Continue reading Knoxville Woman Indicted on Identity Theft and TennCare Fraud Charges

Former Medical Staffing Business Owner Indicted on Multiple Charges

WILLIAMSON COUNTY – A multi-year investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Pulaski woman on multiple counts, including TennCare fraud, forgery, and identity theft. TBI Special Agents received information indicating that Cathy Taylor, the then-owner of Five … Continue reading Former Medical Staffing Business Owner Indicted on Multiple Charges

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