Bedford County woman fraudulently obtains TennCare benefits

Bedford County woman fraudulently obtains TennCare benefits (Image 1)
Bedford County woman fraudulently obtains TennCare benefits (Image 1)

A Bedford County woman faces charges after it was discovered she fraudulently obtained TennCare healthcare benefits on two separate occasions.

Authorities said Heather Deskins was ineligible for receiving the state's insurance benefits.

The 29-year-old faces two counts of TennCare fraud. If convicted Deskins could face a two year jail sentence for each charge.

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

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