Murfreesboro woman uses TennCare to pay for fraudulent prescription

Murfreesboro woman uses TennCare to pay for fraudulent prescription (Image 1)
Murfreesboro woman uses TennCare to pay for fraudulent prescription (Image 1)

A Rutherford County woman is charged with TennCare fraud after it was found she was using the state's public healthcare insurance program to pay for a fraudulent prescription for painkillers.

Twenty-nine-year-old Katherine Johnson was taken into police custody on Friday.

TennCare fraud is considered a Class E felony and carries a sentence of up to two years in prison.

Anyone who suspects TennCare fraud can report it by calling 1-800-433-3982.

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