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Woman loses TennCare for fraud
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A 66-year-old woman caught doctor shopping for drugs will avoid jail time but will lose her TennCare benefits.The woman, Christine Perry of Spencer, was placed on probation by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley after she entered a guilty plea to two counts of fraudulently obtaining TennCare benefits. She will be required to make restitution and must forfeit her TennCare benefits while she is on probation. The remainder of her 11 counts were dismissed as part of the plea bargain.Prosecutors say Perry was doctor shopping, trying to obtain the drug hydrocodone.