Heather Boerner

Heather Boerner

Journalist and Author

Heather Boerner is an award-winning journalist who specializes in storytelling on healthcare issues. She's most interested in how people choose between equally important needs.

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Mental Health Parity: Where It's Been and Where It's Going

One in four Americans experience a mental health problem every year. Now, under the Affordable Care Act, those problems are supposed to be treated equally to physical health needs. But the reality is that that is a long way off.