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Lincoln Co. woman charged with TennCare Fraud

Amber Watkins, 24 of Dellrose, was indicted earlier this week. Amber Watkins, 24 of Dellrose, was indicted earlier this week.
LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WAFF) -

A Lincoln County woman is charged with TennCare Fraud.

Prosecutors said she went doctor shopping for prescription drugs.

Amber Watkins, 24 of Dellrose, was indicted earlier this week.

Tennessee's inspector general said Watkins went to multiple doctors in Lincoln County to get Percocet and sleeping and anti-anxiety pills.

She faces up to two years in prison.

Officials say TennCare Fraud has cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years.

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