Murfreesboro woman uses TennCare to pay for fraudulent prescription

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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