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Rhea County man jailed for "doctor shopping"

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GRAYSVILLE, RHEA COUNTY (WRCB)— A Rhea County man is behind bars Thursday, accused of "doctor shopping."

A spokesperson for the Office of Inspector General tells Channel 3, 29-year-old Kenneth Cranmore is charged with two counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain controlled substances by "doctor shopping."

We're told the suspect allegedly visited several physicians over a month-long period, seeking prescriptions for painkillers.

If convicted,  Cranmore could face up to four years in prison.

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