Everybody Hurts: Dr. Mark Jansen

December 28, 2022

The United States is still a long way from eliminating the stigma associated with seeking care for mental health needs, but the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that more of us struggle with mental illness than society previously acknowledged. In this episode, host Craig Wilson talks with Dr. Mark Jansen, vice president and chief medical officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, about how the mental health landscape has evolved, how the pandemic has changed the demand for mental health services, and the pressures health insurers face as they try to respond to that demand.

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