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In the debate over the use of opioids versus alternative therapies to treat chronic pain, what role do insurance companies play?

Dr. Neel Mehta, medical director of Weill Cornell’s Pain Medicine Center and assistant professor of anesthesiology, was featured in a Business Insider article that looked at insurance coverage for non-opioid pain treatment.

“All of the pain specialists Business Insider spoke to agree that insurance companies have become increasingly restrictive in recent years,” the article stated.

Read Dr. Mehta’s comments at Business Insider.

Dr. Neel Mehta Featured in Business Insider