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Ohio is the latest state to implement a policy to encourage Medicaid recipients to use alternative treatments such as acupuncture, massage and yoga, rather than managing their pain with opioids.

But as Casey Ross (@caseymross) of the health and medicine publication STAT tells Here & Now's Robin Young, the policy is not without critics.

This segment aired on January 17, 2018.

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