Rhea County Grandmother and Grandson TennCare Fraud

Dayton, TN (WDEF) A Rhea County grandmother and her grandson face TennCare fraud charges.

Officials say 64-year-old Lydia Smith and 23-year-old Michael Smith were doctor shopping.

That’s going to multiple doctors in a short period of time to obtain prescriptions for controlled drugs and getting TennCare to pay for it.

Michael Smith is also charged with fraud for signing his grandmother’s signature to get drugs.

Categories: Crime, Local News, Rhea County

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