NASHVILLE (WATE) -- Two Lenoir City men are
charged in Knox County with TennCare fraud for trying to fill
The suspects are Robert L. Smith and Jonathan
Smallen, both 22.
This is the second time Smith and Smallen
have been arrested for TennCare drug fraud.
Each man is charged with one count of TennCare
fraud and one count of getting a controlled substance by fraud.
The men are charged with showing a forged
prescription for oxycodone and trying to use someone else's
TennCare card to pay for it.
Smallen and Smith were arrested earlier this
year in Blount County.
That time, Smallen was charged with three
counts of TennCare fraud, three counts of identity theft, one
count of getting a drug by fraud, and two counts of getting
a drug by fraud.
Smith was charged with one count of TennCare
fraud, one count of getting a drug by fraud and one count of
The men were charged with trying to use forged
prescriptions for hydrocodone and oxycodone.
If convicted, both Smallen and Smith could be
sentenced up to two years on the TennCare fraud charge, a class
E felony, and up to four years each on the drug charge, a class