TennCare Fraud Arrests Hit Record High

More Tennesseans were arrested for TennCare fraud in January and February than in any other two-month period going back seven years, according to numbers tracking arrests by the state Office of Inspector General.

TNReport had noticed an uptick at the start of the year.

“The Office of Inspector General (OIG) made a total of 42 arrests for TennCare fraud in the first two months of the year, with most of the arrests involving prescription drugs,” an OIG news release said.