Rhea County man charged with TennCare fraud

Rhea County man charged with TennCare fraud

December 8th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A Rhea County man is accused of visiting multiple physicians in a 30-day period on TennCare's dime so he could receive hydrocodone.

Kenneth Cranmore, 29, of Graysville, Tenn., was charged with two counts of TennCare fraud today, according to a news release from the state Office of Inspector General.

TennCare fraud is a felony carrying a sentence of up to two years per charge in prison.

The investigation was done by the Rhea County Sheriff's Office and the Office of Inspector General.