An 84-year-old New Hampshire physician whose lack of laptop abilities performed a job in giving up her license to apply medication has had her request to regain her license denied by a decide.
Dr. Anna Konopka was treating about 20 to 25 sufferers every week from New London and surrounding cities. A lot of these sufferers are poor, don’t have any insurance coverage and have run out of remedy choices. Konopka sees anybody who will pay her $50 in money, the Related Press reported.
Konopka’s report conserving, prescribing practices and medical decision-making had been challenged by the state. One particular concern was that her lack of laptop abilities meant she couldn’t use the state’s obligatory digital drug monitoring program, which requires prescribers of opioid ache medicine to register.
In October, Konopka surrendered her license to apply, however later requested for permission to proceed seeing sufferers. On Nov. 15, Merrimack Superior Courtroom Decide John Kissinger dominated that Konopka failed to indicate she was compelled to surrender her license as she alleged, the AP reported.
Final Wednesday, Konopka requested the decide to rethink his resolution, however has but to obtain a response.
“I’m preventing. Due to this fact so long as I’m preventing, I’ve some hope,” Konopka mentioned.
In an effort to get Kissinger to rethink his resolution, 30 of Konopka’s sufferers have written the decide, the AP reported.