Doctor Receiving TennCare Benefits?
NASHVILLE – A Franklin County medical doctor has been charged with TennCare fraud. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) today arrested Dr. Floyd Brown, 54, an osteopathic specialist, of Estill Springs. He is charged with two counts of TennCare fraud for making false statements and concealing income information from TennCare. Read Press Release
WSMV-TV in Nashville provided more details than what was available in the press release. According to their report by Dagny Stuart, the physician enrolled as a TennCare (Tennessee’s Medicaid program) beneficiary by hiding his large income and resources.
According to Dagny Stuart’s article, Brown’s wife said, “We had TennCare because initially we couldn’t get insurance any other way. We were denied and then we were able to get on bluecross blueshield later.”
The article goes on to state, “At their home, investigators found evidence of the couple’s substantial income including jewelry, two Rolex watches, two ultrasound machines, a Rolls-Royce and a new Chrysler PT Cruiser.” Read Doctor receiving TennCare arrested for fraud and view their video.