CONCORD — The state’s Board of Medicine and a physician assistant in Lebanon reached a settlement agreement for multiple instances of fraudulent prescription practices.

Kristin J. Scott, who most recently worked for a neurology practice, allegedly used a co-worker’s name to prescribe muscle relaxers and sleep medication in her husband’s name. The prescriptions ranged from Sept. 30, 2016, to May 4, 2018.

“(Scott) further acknowledged that the prescriptions were for her own consumption and that she was treating herself for anxiety over the last couple of years,” the settlement reads.

The board considered the acts “dishonest and unprofessional conduct” under law.

Scott’s license expired on Dec. 31, 2018, and she’s required to get a fitness to practice examination through the New Hampshire Professionals Health Program if and when she reapplies.

If licensed to practice as a physician assistant again, she’ll be placed on two years probation.

Other stipulations include continuing medical education in the area of ethics and pay a $2,000 fine.

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Friday, December 06, 2019