Hutcherson Charged in Henderson County on TennCare Fraud

Paula Hutcherson, age 50, has been arrested on two counts of TennCare fraud and five counts of obtaining and/or attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud.
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The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, announced the arrest of Paula Hutcherson, 50, of Parsons. She is charged with two counts of TennCare fraud and five counts of obtaining and/or attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud.

Hutcherson, who works in the medical field, called in a prescription for Ambien, a Schedule IV controlled substance, to a pharmacy by using the name of a provider she did not have permission to use and knowingly used the name of a TennCare enrollee in order to…

For complete coverage, see the August 28th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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